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Buxtehude BuxWV 141, Part 6: the final section This month’s column wraps up our detailed look at Buxtehude’s Praeludium in E Major, BuxWV 141, by...
Mary Charlotte Ball, Carson-Newman College associate professor emerita of music and longtime organist at First Baptist Church, Jefferson City,...
Juget-Sinclair Organbuilders, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Opus 32, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, St. Louis, Missouri Designed by the architectural firm...
P. J. Swartz, Inc., Eatonton, Georgia St. Andrew’s, Sanford, Florida The final home for this organ was reached after a long and unusual trip....
The title of this article is taken from a letter written by Emerson Richards, designer of the Atlantic City Convention Hall’s organs, to Henry Willis...
On Sunday, October 10, organist William Neil presented a gala concert at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 40th...
This year’s gathering marked the fiftieth anniversary of the University of Michigan Conference on Organ Music, directed by its creator, Marilyn Mason...
The Community Chapel on Squirrel Island, Maine, has completed its first summer organ resident program. The island has approximately 100 summer...
Expressly expressive I once heard an orchestral conductor state that the pipe organ is not an expressive instrument because the player cannot alter...
Buxtehude BuxWV 141 – Part 5 So far we have looked at the first three—or possibly four—of what might be seven or eight sections of the Buxtehude...
Henry August “Hank” Elling died October 10, 2010, in Catawba, North Carolina, at the age of 85. He was music director and principal organist at St....
Casa Organaria Mascioni, Azzio (VA), Italy The new organ for the Catholic Cathedral in Tokyo, Japan The cathedral church, the work of well-known...
Kegg Pipe Organ Builders, Hartville, Ohio Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin Zion Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wisconsin, has deep roots in...
It was sad to see four days of music- making in which each performer invested every fiber of his or her being into producing sounds that dazzled,...
A significant part of America’s musical heritage originating in the nineteenth century is the popular shape-note tunebooks that were an outgrowth of...
It hardly seems possible that thirteen years have gone by since we began the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival! We have experienced outstanding...
The truth about holes Almost thirty years ago my wife and I were expecting our first child. I was working for organbuilder John Leek in Oberlin, Ohio...
Boëllmann Suite Gothique, Part 4: Prière à Notre-Dame Last month I wrote of the Menuet Gothique as an especially tuneful piece, one that I often find...
The Harpsichord Repertoire in the 20th Century: Petit Lied by Henri Mulet As detailed in The Diapason for August 2010, a most observant reader,...
Wallace M. Dunn, age 85, died on November 3, 2010. He served as organist at First Presbyterian Church in Wichita for 40 years (1966–2006). He earned...