"Practising the Organ" is a terrific foray into the art of practicing and a helpful, informative technical 'how-to' resource. Although perhaps most valuable for aspiring organists and students, even mature players would find in its pages food for thought and help in figuring out why that difficult passage continues to be elusive ... How I wish I had this book during my formative years!"
Thomas Brown, The American Organist Magazine, July 2014
"This book is an invaluable "console-side" resource for organists of all levels."
Robert Fox, The Sydney Organ Journal Vo.l 45, no 2, 1914
"This book is a treasury of new practical exercises for the student and welcome support for the teacher when trying to improve on assessing and solving his or her student’s difficulties. How should one practice a new piece? ... The tips on mental practice without the organ and the mental preparation of a recital polish this book up to completion … highly recommendable!" Musica Sacra 3/04
"… Interesting variations on practical exercises in unison with training of absolutely critical listening skills …. The subtitle of the book – “The shortest connection between the hands and the feet is the ear” – sums it up… a new and refreshingly non-ideological book."
Musik und Kirche 4/04
"Practising ‘the Kraus way’ certainly sometimes entails hard work, but is just as promising in terms of success. A rewarding book best laid down next to the organ within hands’ reach in case one catches oneself simply playing through the pieces." Forum Kirchenmusik 1/05