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British Organ Music Seminar July 25–29, 2013 The ninth British Organ Music Seminar was held for four days in London, beginning on July 25. The...
A further practice step is to try patterns in which the hand plays more than one note at a time (Examples 1–4). The fingerings given above and below...
From the builder The new organ at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, is the 42nd new organ to come from the workshop of John-Paul...
The high cost of beauty When the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun was discovered in 1922, the world went agog over the dazzling beauty of the artifacts...
Organist, conductor, and composer Massimo Nosetti died November 12, 2013, of cancer. He was 53. Born in Alessandria, Italy, he was titular organist...
An urtext edition of Fandango (R146) by the Spanish composer Padre Antonio Soler (1729–1783) has been published by Ut Orpheus Editions of Bologna (...
St. Ambrose Parish in Salt Lake City has been blessed with a beautiful, large, and acoustically gracious worship space, a talented and ambitious...
Douglas E. “Doug” Bush died in his home on October 4 after battling cancer. Born in 1947, Bush grew up on a farm in western Montana; his interest in...
But Will It Fit? The plan was to design an organ that would fit in approximately the space occupied by the original 1879 Roosevelt organ, the façade...
The 58th annual Organ Historical Society national convention differed in several ways from some of the recent ones. Its hub, Burlington, is the...
What a treat to hear such wonderfully prepared young organists at the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival in September! It speaks well of them...
Roughly midway between Amsterdam and The Hague lies Leiden, at one time the second largest city in the Netherlands. Leiden boasts numerous monumental...
Organ Method XIV This month’s column is a continuation of last month’s discussion of learning to play contrapuntal passages. In the second movement...
It's alive There’s a small category of inanimate objects that seem alive to those who appreciate and use them. A friend is an avid cyclist who...
On Preserving a Dream When Lois Knell called, she enquired whether I might be interested in a home organ. She planned to move from her home in Mt....
In memory of Jane Slaughter Hardenbergh Samford University began life as Howard College. For those interested in its history, a Google search will...
The 63rd annual Sewanee Church Music Conference, directed by Robert Delcamp, president of the board and university organist at the University of the...
Donald Paul Hustad, organist, choir director, radio musician, composer, arranger, scholar, educator, editor, and writer, died on June 22, 2013, at...
This month’s column continues the discussion of learning to play more than one note or voice in each hand, specifically expanding it to music in...
Facebooking the music Fifty years ago when television was a fledgling technology, it was touted as a great educational tool. That has proven true to...