Archive

August 2013
Toni Desiree Hines died January 19. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Hines worked in Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia; in the latter city she was organist in residence and program coordinator at the Traverse Arts Project...
Organ Method XI I ended last month’s column with the suggestion that experienced keyboard players who are using this book to begin their exploration of organ playing could now feel ready to bring to the organ any reasonably...
Experts In a suburb of Boston, there’s a three-manual Hook & Hastings organ that I rebuilt in the 1990s. It’s an electro-pneumatic organ built in the 1920s that had received a full-blown tonal revision in the 1960s, when...
Robert Clark taught at the University of Michigan from 1964 to 1981, and at Arizona State University, Tempe, from 1981 until his retirement in 1998. One of his most noted achievements as a performer was his recording, Bach...
Introduction During the travels of his virtuoso years, Franz Liszt liked to try out and even perform on various organs throughout Europe.1 However, it was only after his move to Weimar in 1848 that he was in regular contact...
Orgues Létourneau Limitée,  Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec Opus 125 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Murfreesboro, Tennessee    From the builder Whether organbuilder or organist, most of us savor the process of planning...
Russell Meyer & AssociatesOrgan Builders,Bridgeton, New Jersey The Catholic Communityof St. Charles Borromeo,  Skillman, New Jersey The Catholic Community of St. Charles Borromeo is a large parish located in...
Robert Clark taught at the University of Michigan from 1964 to 1981, and at Arizona State University, Tempe, from 1981 until his retirement in 1998. One of his most noted achievements as a performer was his recording, Bach...