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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Lake City, Iowa, Opus 92 The Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Try as we...
Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc., Warrensburg, Missouri Catalina United Methodist Church, Tucson, Arizona When Quimby Pipe Organs (QPO) was awarded the...
Alan Curtis died unexpectedly on July 15 in Florence, Italy. He was 80 years old.  His 1956–58 Fulbright Award brought him to Amsterdam, where...
A mystery, a cautionary tale, and a little advice   A new “liturgical mystery” from author Mark Schweizer The Maestro Wore Mohair is the twelfth...
Schoenstein & Co.,  Benicia, California Dahlgren Chapel,  Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Schoenstein & Co. has built a new...
To look or not to look During my months off from writing this column, I heard from several readers, partly with various stories or questions or...
A thousand ages in Thy sight . . .  In June 1956, the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company, under the leadership of tonal director G. Donald Harrison,...
The Organ Historical Society’s 60th Annual Convention took place in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with the Marriott Hotel in central...
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...
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