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Martha Novak Clinkscale, American musicologist and researcher in the history of the early piano, died in Dallas on April 24 from injuries sustained...
10 years ago in the June 2000 issue of The Diapason Cover: Hellmuth Wolff et Associés, Ltée, Opus 43, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa...
Wicks Organ Company, Highland, Illinois Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester, Minnesota On a pleasant evening in July 2007, five members of Bethel...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C. The rich history of the New York Avenue...
Somehow during my grade school years, I got into the habit of writing in a diary each night, and have kept it up for over seventy years. Recently I...
The University of Michigan 49th Conference on Organ Music was dedicated to the memory of Robert Glasgow, brilliant organist and much loved professor...
After we had spent the winter in Le Marche, visiting organs by the Venetian Callido and other builders, my wife and I went south to Puglia, living in...
Working With this month’s column I am beginning a series that will extend for many months—about a year, possibly with interruptions. In this series I...
Hometown loyalty Local loyalty is legendary amongst native Mainers, those who have lived in Maine and nowhere else. There’s the story about the man...
Noel Goemanne, Catholic Church musician and composer, died January 12 in Dallas. He was 83. Born in 1926 in Poperinge, Belgium, Goemanne was a...
In 2010 there are several composers for organ from the 16th to 18th centuries whose anniversaries can be commemorated, albeit only some of the dates...
Kegg Pipe Organ Builders, Hartville, Ohio Church of St. Gabriel the Archangel, Saddle River, New Jersey The new organ for the Church of St. Gabriel...
My lifelong interest in new music began to come alive in a vivid way when I attended a workshop on the subject given by Harold Stover at an AGO...
I arrived in Cleveland on July 5th with a mixture of emotions. I was glad to revisit a city I enjoyed many years ago when I took a summer course in...
Authenticity This month’s column is about authenticity in the study and performance of music. Or, more accurately, it suggests ways that teachers can...
A material world It happens to me all the time. A word or phrase comes up in conversation and a song pops into my head. I can’t help it, and I’m...
Richard Hillert died February 18. He was Distinguished Professor of Music Emeritus at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois, and...
Konzelman Pipe Organs, Hoboken, New Jersey Larchmont Avenue Presbyterian Church, Larchmont, New York The new organ for Larchmont Avenue Presbyterian...
Parkey OrganBuilders, Duluth, Georgia Opus 11, First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, Georgia Our first conversations with Michael Henry, director...
Charles Dodsley Walker turns 90 years old on March 16. In his long and varied career, he has collaborated with many of the legendary figures in the...