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  In 2012 there are several composers whose anniversaries can be commemorated. There are several lesser-known names here whose...
  Some thoughts about substitution Substitution in organ playing—both with fingers and with feet—is a technique that is...
  Of the people, by the people, for the people . . .    . . . that government of the people, by the people, for the people,...
  Competitions In celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Dutch composer Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1625), the...
  Dutch organist and conductor Charles de Wolff died on November 23, 2011 in Zwolle, the Netherlands, following complications from a fall in...
  Part 1 was published in the October 2007 issue of The Diapason.   Full disclosure As this second section is more personal, the...
  Glück Pipe Organs, New York, New York Faith Lutheran Church, New Providence, New Jersey The new pipe organ for Faith Lutheran...
  The East Texas Pipe Organ Festival took place November 14–17 in and around Kilgore, Texas, and was one of the best organ-related...
  I meet Herman Schlicker   After completing a master’s degree, I talked over options with my teacher, Robert Prichard. Since I...
  On October 8, 2011, the organ and sacred music performance students at Duquesne University, who study under the direction of Dr. Ann...
  Hard pieces and  recalcitrant passages This month I am writing about the phenomenon of pieces being difficult and the related...
  Ancient becomes the modern A quick, unscholarly search of the Internet tells me that besides the human voice, the flute is probably the...
Two Dutch organist/carillonneurs were named Knights in the Order of Oranje-Nassau: Adolph Rots of Garrelsweer and Gert Oldenbeuving of Zutphen...
  Centenarian early keyboardist Virginia Duffey Pleasants died peacefully at her apartment in Philadelphia on November 26, 2011, seven...
  William Lewis Betts died October 8, 2011, in Colebrook, Connecticut. An organist and organbuilder in Connecticut, he was founder of the...
  Parkey OrganBuilders, Duluth, Georgia Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, Shreveport, Louisiana October 2011 marked the completion of the...
Even as Bynum Petty’s anticipated  book on the life of Mathias Peter Möller and the early years of the company he founded...
The Rie Bloomfield Organ Series 2011–2012 presented Jehan Alain, 1911–1940: The American Festival at Wichita State University,...
June 20–25, 2011 was a week full of high energy and excitement. Selected professional organists from around the U.S. gathered for the...
  Continuo, Part 3 The core of this month’s column is a description of the approach that I suggest for drilling and learning the...