Archive

July 2012
Jacqueline’s childhood memories of her parents’ home, 22 rue Duroc in Paris’s Seventh Arrondissement, included frequent encounters with famous leaders of the musical world. Her father André Marchal was already a highly...
The original Grand Avenue Temple Methodist Church opened at Ninth and Grand in Kansas City in 1870. This was a Victorian Gothic brick church with an imposing spire, and it had a two-manual-and-pedal Marshall Brothers tracker...
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 3 février 1911—Saumur, 20 juin 1940 On February 3, 2011, Jehan would have been 100 years old. But he met his death at the beginning of the Second World War, leaving a wife, three little children, and a...
Harpsichordists in the news What with the recent multi-million-dollar endowment of the Juilliard School’s early music program, New York City steadily increases its profile as an emerging major center for historically...
  Former glories I love visiting church buildings. I love experiencing all the different forms these buildings can take, reading bulletin boards to try to understand what’s going on in the place, meeting with church...
  Létourneau Pipe Organs,  Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada Opus 118 (2010) The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California   From the director of music and  organist In July 2009 I was appointed...
  Paul Emerson Opel died March 1 in Rutland, Vermont. He was 55. He attended Bennington College and earned degrees in music and Russian; following graduate studies in library science, he served as Bennington’s music...