The Spreckels Outdoor Organ in San Diego celebrates 100 years of music.  Bird’s-eye view of Dobson case, as seen from the bell ringers’ gallery in the chapel tower, Merton College, The University of Oxford, U.K. Opus 1588 Casavant Organ, Lewiston, ME The nameboard of the 1897 Möller Opus 188, restored by M.P. Rathke in 2013. Hank Knox, William Porter, Sietze de Vries, Hans-Ola Ericsson, Olivier Latry, James David Christie, and John Grew with a bust of Lynnwood Farnam at the McGill Summer Organ Academy Richard Gray and James David Christie at Saint-Pierre des Chartreux in Toulouse, during Oberlin’s Organ Tour de France. 63rd Sewanee Church Music Conference attendees  Gallery Organ, Schoenstein & Co., Benicia, California, Fordham University Church, New York City Douglas Rafter seated at the Kotzschmar Organ, Portland City Hall, Portland, Maine Goulding & Wood Organ Builders, Inc.: The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Lexington, Kentucky Mary Jane Ballou from Florida plays the organ in Tamazulapan during the Tenth International Organ and Early Music Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico. Stephen Tharp at Victoria Hall, Geneva, in 2014 Anabel Taylor Chapel, Cornell Baroque Organ The five-manual console prior to restoration Organ case, St. Anne’s Church, Warsaw, Poland
August 23, 2015
The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Brooklyn, has changed Christopher Houlihan’s dedication recital of the Peragallo organ  to September 20 at 3 p.m. The organ was ... more
August 23, 2015
Margaret Phillips will perform the complete organ works of J. S. Bach oncthe Richards, Fowkes & Co. organ at St. George’s Church, Hanover Square, London, in a series of... more
August 23, 2015
First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, Connecticut, announces the eighteenth annual Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, September 11–13. On September 11 a celebration concert... more
August 23, 2015
The Max Reger Foundation of America holds its first Max Reger Festival in partnership with the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University September 25–27. The event will... more
August 14, 2015
Pedaling the French:  A ‘Tour de France’ of Revival Harpsichordists 1888–1939   I. Near-death and slow rebirth “Make what you want: this upstart piano will never... more
August 14, 2015
Blessed with a natural environment of stunning, rugged beauty and a culture rich in poetic expression, Norway is also celebrated for its musical heritage. A country that... more
August 14, 2015
This article was delivered as a lecture for the Midwinter Pipe Organ Conclave on January 19, 2015, in La Grange, Illinois. The research for this project provides a history of... more
August 14, 2015
The influence of César Franck’s Trois Chorals on the works of early twentieth-century French composers was not significant. One of the few exceptions was the composer Jacques... more
August 14, 2015
Nunc Dimittis Henry L. “Hank” Hokans, 84, of Ogunquit, Maine, died June 2. Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he received early musical training from his parents... more

First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is seeking a church organist for immediate employment.

First Presbyterian has a rich and distinguished... more

Stopped Flute and Quintadena, with Octave Coupler.

Blower and vacuum pump included.

Casework excellent. Piano works OK. All components complete.

Re-rubberclothing needed for...


1971 II/3 Delaware simulated tracker-touch pipe organ (61) pedal (32).

Perfect for practice or small church. 12 stops, 185 pipes.

Phone 330/494-3195 or e-mail by clicking below.


Two-manual/pedal, 4-rank unified.

$6,000 or best offer; buyer to remove/ship.

Currently in storage, playable before disassembling, some restoration needed.

Phone 612/554-3350...


Moeller Artiste, 3 ranks, very good condition, some renovation completed, builder ready to assist in moving for additional cost. $8,000/best offer.

414/228-8737; e-mail by clicking below....


1978 Reuter pipe organ....


Reiley tracker organ, ca. 1890. Two manuals, 9 ranks, 10 speaking stops, 4 couplers.

10' 5" wide; walnut and cherry case.

Excellent condition. Asking $42,000.



1928 Casavant pipe organ, completely restored...


Wicks organ—two manuals, four ranks, ca. 1990.

16' Rohrflute, 97 pipes; 8' Principal, 85 pipes; 4' Gemshorn, 73 pipes; 8' Trumpet, 61 pipes.

Excellent condition. Oak casework and...


Martin Pasi pipe organ for sale.

Two manuals, 24 stops, suspended-tracker action. $350,000.

Details on web at or phone 425/471-0826, or send an e-mail...


Clearing inventory—Box organ.

Specification: 8' Gedeckt, 4' Rohrflute, 2' Principal.

Case: Mahogany with extensive woodcarving.

Key compass: 54 notes from C1–e54.


James D. Hicks is a native of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He holds degrees in music from the Peabody Institute of Music of Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, and the University of Cincinnati.... more

First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is seeking a church organist for immediate employment.

First Presbyterian has a rich and distinguished... more

Welcome to the August 2015 Newsletter of THE DIAPASON. The schedule for church musicians and teachers gears... more
Welcome to THE DIAPASON eNEWS. We report the happy news of competition results, for the 2015 Lynnwood Farnam... more
Welcome to THE DIAPASON eNEWS. In this issue we note the passing of McNeil Robinson, the destruction by... more
My wife Wendy’s daughter Meg is a vibrant young woman who inherited an intense sense of curiosity from her... more

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