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A musician created his own organ--and a new way to play it

Clip: 06/19/2019 | 7m 11s Video has closed captioning.

Pipe organs are typically associated with churches and cathedrals. Their very size and complexity can render them intimidating. But one young organist, Cameron Carpenter, is reshaping the perception of the instrument. Special correspondent Cat Wise recently attended one of his Los Angeles concerts and talks to him about the physical challenges of playing organ and the digital version he created.

Aired: 06/19/19

Rating: NR

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