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Boëllmann Suite Gothique, Part 5: Toccata In this month’s column we look at some aspects of the fourth and last movement of Boëllmann’s Suite...
James G. Chapman, retired University of Vermont Choral Union conductor and longtime music professor, died February 8. He was 83. Born and raised in...
Schoenstein & Co., San Francisco The Juilliard School, New York City I wonder what a conservatory percussion major would think of working...
Lewtak Pipe Organ Builders, Inc., Camillus, New York First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, North Carolina A note from the organist/choirmaster When...
    Posterity bestows no laurels upon mimesis. Since the invention of the Welte-Mignon piano and the Welte-Philharmonie organ,...
Jehan Alain’s Variations sur un thème de Clément Jannequin received its first performance on February 19, 1938 at the Eglise de la Trinité in Paris,...
Johann Sebastian Bach, Clavier-Übung III, ed. George B. Stauffer (The Complete Organ Works, Series I: Volume 8). Colfax, NC: Wayne Leupold Editions,...
Johann Sebastian Bach, Clavier-Übung III, ed. George B. Stauffer (The Complete Organ Works, Series I: Volume 8). Colfax, NC: Wayne Leupold Editions,...
In 2011 there are several composers whose anniversaries can be commemorated, including some less well-known names whose compositions are well worth...
Robert Noehren impressed me with his concern that organists should spend more time listening to music. I think he would have approved of the Leslie...
Whenever I’m demonstrating, playing, selling, or moving an organ, people ask, “How did you get into this?” I’m pretty sure every organist and...
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...