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When the idea of partnership is used to describe activities between priest and laity, what's usually thought of is a well-run Sunday School, a...
Organists from throughout the United States have come to appreciate the consistently informative and thought-provoking annual organ conferences...
At "The Organ in the New Millennium" conference held in April 1999 at Pacific Lutheran University, it was reported that, "The Pacific Northwest...
The name of Firmin Swinnen came to my attention when I was a teenage freshman at Drake University. It was then that I first heard Swinnen's virtuoso...
Looking Back Ninety years ago, The Diapason published its first edition. The December 1909 issue reported that-- Wilhelm Middleschulte played the...
Discoveries The discovery of not one or two, but six Spanish 17th-century harpsichords is detailed in Andreas Beurmann's lavishly illustrated article...
“Le Nadalet” Le Nadelet is an old bell tradition that fills the air with sonorous ringing each December. The tradition is common in the south of...
Vernon de Tar died on October 7 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, at the age of 94. He was organist and choirmaster at the Episcopal Church of the...
Cover The Muller Pipe Organ Company, Toledo, Ohio, has completed the installation of a new organ for Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock,...
The music encyclopedist Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), in Part 1, chapter 10, of Der vollkommene Capellmeister (1739) mentions the names of ...
The second Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival/USA was held September 10–12 at the First Church of Christ in Wethersfield, Connecticut. The three-day...
The 1999 Congress of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America was held at Iowa State University in Ames. University Carillonneur Tin-shi Tam...
Two Kudos, One Loss Polar Music Prize for Ligeti Sweden's Polar Music Prize for 2004 has been awarded jointly to American bluesman B. B. King and...
Corliss R. Arnold of Venice, Florida, died September 19, 2003, at the age of 77. He held the doctorate in sacred music from Union Theological...
Cover Goulding & Wood, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas From the organ builder From our first...
We had a delightful interview with the charming Patrick Russill on June 24, 2003, in his office at the Royal Academy of Music, where he is Head of...
When you come to the end of a Perfect Day, And you sit alone with your thought, While the chimes ring out with a carol gay, For the joy that the day...
Nunc Dimittis James Raymond Lawson died on October 14, 2003, in his hometown of Cody, Wyoming, at age 84. Lawson's life was devoted to the carillon...
It is so exciting to take a piece of early music and find the rhythmic flexibilities within isolated motives, give and take within a smaller metric...
Arthur Carkeek, professor emeritus of organ and theory at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, died October 19, 2003 at the age of 80. Born April...