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Organ Method IX This excerpt begins the section on manual playing, in which I offer guidance to the student who has already played piano or harpsichord, on how to adapt that playing to the organ. This is, as I wrote in the...
The magic machine,  The power of Aeolus,  Combined for worship. Recently I’ve spent a couple long days in my car traveling to visit churches that are working to acquire pipe organs. It’s fun to talk with people who...
“To embody music allows you to express the ineffable.” These words spoken by Therees Hibbard, featured clinician for this year’s conference, could easily have served as the conference’s motto. Indeed, embodiment of music was...
If Józef Kotowicz asks you if you would like to play in his recital series in Białystok, Poland, say “YES!” I did say “Yes” and in July of 2012 had an experience of a lifetime; but I confess I had some sleepless nights...
Austin Organs, Inc.,  Hartford, Connecticut  Opus 2795 First Baptist Church,  Washington, D.C.   Fulfillment of a vision: the second five-manual organ in the City of Washington First Baptist Church’s new...
David Albert John Broome, 81, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, died March 17 after a long illness. He is remembered as one of the world’s foremost reed voicers. Born in Leicester, England on February 21, 1932, he served two...