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Additional practice techniques This month and next month I will discuss a number of practice techniques that involve changing something in the...
  Who do we think we are? I was a few weeks shy of my sixteenth birthday in February 1972 when my wisdom teeth were taken out. I don...
János Sebestyén (1931-2012) by Robert Tifft There were many sides to János Sebestyén. Few people, even among his...
Sally Cherrington Beggs, chair of the music department and college organist at Newberry College, Newberry, South Carolina, died March 17. Born in...
  Foley-Baker, Inc.,  Tolland, Connecticut Duke University Chapel,  Durham, North Carolina The 1932 Aeolian at Duke...
  A musical village on the edge of a metropolis From 1920–1940, the organists at churches in Oak Park, Illinois distinguished...
  While a junior or senior in high school, I found a newish LP in the local public library: Fugues, Fantasia and Variations—Nineteenth...
  Restoration of the 1770 Tannenberg  organ at Zion Moselem Lutheran Church, Moselem Springs, Pennsylvania, was completed in...
  Rhythm and counting The music that we as keyboard players work with on a daily basis involves time as well as pitch, timbre, and other...
  A matter of manners In the first days of the twentieth century my great-grandfather and his seven brothers ran a large and successful...
Bach from Finland and Medici Music from Italy   Elina Mustonen’s recording of Bach’s Six Partitas for Harpsichord An artist...
  Robert “Bob” Colby died November 22, 2011 in Buffalo, New York at the age of 87 from complications due to stroke. He had a...
  Carillon dedication A new carillon on the North Campus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will be dedicated during a special...
  Herbert Nanney died on May 20 at the age of 77. Mr. Nanney was University Organist and Professor of Music at Stanford University from 1947...
  A brief history of the project The Murray M. Harris Company1 Murray M. Harris (1866-1922) is generally regarded as the Father of Organ...
  In his seminal article "The Economics of Superstars," in The American Economic Review1, Sherwin Rosen, professor of...
  A. David Moore, Inc.,  North Pomfret, Vermont All Hallows’ Parish, Davidsonville, Maryland   From the builder...
  In the immortal words of Charles  Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Now, please don...
  L viv, in westernmost Ukraine near the  Polish border, is a city poised to become a major tourist destination. It has graceful...
  Peter Westerbrink’s recital on October 14, 2011, marked the beginning of the “Schnitger’s Dream” festival,...