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Without a doubt, Olivier Messiaen was the most innovative composer of organ music in the last century. The organ was Messiaen’s own instrument, so he...
Cover Lauck Pipe Organ Company, Otsego, Michigan Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal...
Pipe organ building in the United States spans over two centuries and totals tens of thousands of instruments. The scope and sweep of the King of...
Sunday, 22 February 2004 Dear Mr. Ciampa, I really appreciate your efforts to mark the 25th anniversary of my father Anton Heiller’s death on 25th...
Across the centuries many outstanding musicians--from Johann Sebastian Bach to Charles-Marie Widor--are recognized for their outstanding achievements...
Cover feature o:p> St. John's Chapel (Episcopal) Groton School Groton, Massachusetts Aeolian-Skinner 1935 (revised 1944, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1954,...
For the past several years my wife Sylvie Poirier and I have had the pleasure of traveling extensively giving concerts of organ duets. In the course...
40th anniversary of his death Bronislaw Rutkowski died on Monday 1 June 1964 at the Church of St Thomas in Leipzig, during a rehearsal by one of the...
Beautiful weather and a warm welcome greeted the nearly 100 registrants for the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society's conclave, held March...
S. Drummond Wolff, DMus (Toronto), BMus (London), FRCO (London), died on April 9 of heart failure, in San Diego. Born on February 4, 1916, Dr. Wolff...
The 2003 national convention of the Organ Historical Society took place June 19-26 in South-Central Pennsylvania. It was a long, sometimes grueling...
Cover Rieger-Kloss Company, Krnov, Czech Republic Government Street Presbyterian Church, Mobile, Alabama Members of the Government Street...
Bach and Beyond: Bach and Bach Reception in the 19th Century November 7-8, 2003, scholars and performers gathered for the organ symposium “Bach and...
Lloyd Pfautsch died on October 3, 2003. See “Nunc Dimittis,” The Diapason, March 2003, p. 8. I first met Lloyd Pfautsch when I came to Southern...
2004 Carillon Congresses The World Carillon Federation will hold its 14th congress in Oslo, Norway, 27 June through 1 July. Her Majesty Queen Sonja...
Nunc Dimittis Denise Restout died on March 9, 2004, in Hartford, Connecticut. Born November 24, 1915, in Paris, she came to the United States in...
Ruth E. Brunner died on November 6, 2003, after a two and one-half year illness with breast cancer. She was 45. From 1984 until her death, she worked...
Cover An organ built by J.L. van den Heuvel, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, has been installed at the Church of the Holy Apostles, New York, NY....
George Sand, one of the most prolific French writers in the 19th century, toured Switzerland in the company of Franz Liszt in 1836. She described...
It was my great pleasure to play a recital on a historic organ during the sixth international historic organs festival in the Biella area in...