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Organist to play spooky tunes at former Canajoharie church

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On a presumably dark night the Friday before Halloween, a small church in Canajoharie will be shaken to its foundations by Eric Stroud, his pipe organ, and Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.” “It’s the piece everyone thinks of when they think of Halloween,” Stroud said, humming the opening notes. It’s an imposing, instantly recognizable melody and will kick off the upcoming Halloween recital at the old St. Peter & Paul Church. ...

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