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While the Sistine Chapel—la Cappella Sistina (which takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who reorganized it in 1471)—is a must-see for many who travel...
Taylor and Boody Organbuilders Staunton, Virginia Opus 70, 2015 Virginia Theological Seminary Alexandria, Virginia   Virginia Theological...
Mystic Modern: The Music, Thought and Legacy of Charles Tournemire, edited by Jennifer Donelson and Stephen Schloesser. Church Music Association of...
From saucy tangos to chant-based works, expertly fashioned counterpoint, and everything in between, the organ works of Pamela Decker run the gamut of...
Broadening a harpsichordist’s  horizons: Remembering the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival, November 2014 It was a somewhat unusual beginning for a...
Nunc Dimittis Roger Goodman died June 19, 2015. Born in New York City in 1946, he attended Oberlin College and Trinity College of Music in London for...
Awareness in the wild Cecil the Lion was a famous and favorite icon of Zimbabwe’s safari tourist industry. He was beloved by thousands who visited...
Michael Proscia Organbuilder, Inc., Bowdon, Georgia First United Methodist Church, Roanoke, Alabama Construction of the sanctuary of the First United...
Fratelli Ruffatti, Padua, Italy St. Mel’s Cathedral,  Longford, Ireland   From the organ consultant The present organ is the fourth to be...
Pedaling the French:  A ‘Tour de France’ of Revival Harpsichordists 1888–1939   I. Near-death and slow rebirth “Make what you want: this...
Blessed with a natural environment of stunning, rugged beauty and a culture rich in poetic expression, Norway is also celebrated for its musical...
This article was delivered as a lecture for the Midwinter Pipe Organ Conclave on January 19, 2015, in La Grange, Illinois. The research for this...
The influence of César Franck’s Trois Chorals on the works of early twentieth-century French composers was not significant. One of the few exceptions...
Nunc Dimittis Henry L. “Hank” Hokans, 84, of Ogunquit, Maine, died June 2. Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he received early musical...
Total Makeovers In the March 3, 2005, issue of the Lincoln County News (our local weekly paper in Newcastle, Maine), under the headline, “Family puts...
Randall Dyer & Associates, Jefferson City, Tennessee Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sanford, North Carolina “Multum in parvo” seems, once...
Austin Organs,  Hartford, Connecticut Opus 2344 (1961 and 2014) St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, New Canaan, Connecticut In New Canaan, Connecticut...
ARTEK goes German Two days before Johann Sebastian Bach’s 330th birthday, while exercising my daily morning custom of reading The New York Times I...
Church Music in the United States, 1760–1901: Essays by David W. Music and Paul Westermeyer. St. Louis: MorningStar Music Publishers in partnership...
When meeting Kimberly Marshall, one’s first impression is that of great energy. That impression lingers as one encounters her presence in written...
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