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C. B. Fisk, Inc., Gloucester, Massachusetts, Opus 146 Chapel of the Holy Spirit,  Christ Church, Glendale, Ohio Glendale, Ohio, incorporated in 1855, is an enchanting, historic village of 2,200 inhabitants located 15...
J. Allen Farmer, Inc., Opus 58R Winston-Salem, North Carolina Hook & Hastings Opus 1801 St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina This instrument was recently restored and installed in the rear...
In 2016 the anniversaries of several composers can be commemorated, albeit some of their dates are not known for certain. Some names need no introduction but there are also several lesser-known names here whose compositions...
No doubt exists about the pedagogical value of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Das Orgelbüchlein. Perhaps the clearest statement of its importance can be found in George B. Stauffer’s notes in the preface to Russell Stinson’s Bach:...
Cor (Cornelius Herman) Edskes, noted organologist, left this world on September 7, 2015, from his hometown, Groningen, in the northeastern corner of the Netherlands, where he was born on August 1, 1925. He is survived by two...
Velocity III As a brief addendum to the latter part of last month’s column, I must mention that among famous organ pieces, the Widor Toccata is almost preternaturally well designed for the kind of practicing in altered...
In the niche of time The history of organ building and organ music is deep and rich, but the longer I toil in those vineyards, the more I realize how small it is in the wider world. The histories of art, architecture,...
Nunc Dimittis G. Maurice Hinson died November 11, 2015. He was 84. Hinson served as professor of piano at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1957 to 2015, and as organist-choirmaster at churches in Florida, Michigan...
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