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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...
 App-titude I admit it. I’m a Mac-junkie. After my Blackberry fell out of my shirt pocket into a hotel ice bucket, I tried an iPhone (...
  Burns Smith Davis, 63, died September 8 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Born Bonnie Jill Reimer, she later changed her first and last names to those...
The fourteenth Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival took place September 9–11 at the First Church of Christ in Wethersfield, Connecticut....
  Introduction by David K. Lamb For more than 40 years, Oswald Gleason Ragatz served as chairman of the Organ Department of the Jacobs...
  Johannes Klais Orgelbau, Bonn, Germany, Opus 1881 First Church Congregational, Fairfield, Connecticut   From the Director of...
  With unflagging dedication, enthusiasm, and vision, Marilyn Mason planned and organized the 51st Organ Conference at the University of...
  I  had never given much thought to organs or the organ culture in South Korea. My interests, along with, I suppose, those...
  It is not unusual for a church choir to go on tour. Favorite destinations are the cathedrals of England, Italy, or France. Indeed,...
  Personal settings Not long ago Wendy set the wallpaper-screensaver option on her PC so it would scroll randomly through her files of...
Continuo, Part 2 This month I am following up on the discussion of continuo playing, offering more specifics about how to read and understand...
Joseph Chaplin, 91, died August 8 at his home in Newbury, New Hampshire. Born August 2, 1920, in Philadelphia, he began singing in choirs at age...
  Pascal Quoirin, St. Didier, France Church of the Ascension,  New York, New York The Manton Memorial Organ at the Church of the...
  In a perfect world, we organists would always be able to play music on the instruments for which it was written. Putting music and...
  César Franck’s organ works are part of many American organists’ repertoire, on many college or conservatory...
  A national French celebration took place March 24–27, 2011 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, a Parisian suburb west of Paris and...
  Continuo, part I The musical practice known as continuo playing was an integral part of ensemble music from about 1600 until about 1750...
  A world unto itself In July 2010, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal was working on a story in Washington, D.C., when she noticed a...