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Despite the long and glorious history of outstanding organist-composers at l’Eglise de la Sainte Trinité in Paris, France, featuring such notables as...
Acoustics: science or mystery? Ten years ago the Organ Clearing House was involved in the relocation of an E. & G. G. Hook organ from Woburn,...
Jeffri W. Bantz, 52, died July 31 after a brief illness. A native of Marion, Indiana, he moved with his family to Florida in 1969 when his father,...
Gober Organs, Inc., Elora, Ontario, Canada The Oratory, St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota This one-manual organ was conceived expressly...
Kegg Pipe Organ Builders, Hartville, Ohio The Sharkey-Corrigan Organ, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas From the President of the...
The 2006 Institute for Sacred Music sponsored by the University of Iowa was held January 26–28 in Iowa City. This year’s presenters included Don...
One advantage of retirement is having the luxury of hearing colleagues and ensembles here and abroad. Of course you don’t have to be retired, but the...
“Why not just one more?” The great number of takes and inserts in the recording sessions at Kirchheimbolanden reflect the typical tally for any stop...
Hooray, hooray for the Mozart trip—we are delighted at the prospect of another race through Europe with you!” So began the aerogram from E. Power...
From the ashes In the September 2005 issue of The Diapason, I wrote about the destruction of a venerable pipe organ in a Boston church. E. & G. G...
Forrest Campbell Mack died on May 24 at the University Commons Nursing Home in Worcester, Massachusetts; he was 64. Born on January 18, 1942, in...
Finally, by mid-September, Biggs had everything safely in hand; and, within a few weeks, he had distilled the countless takes into a program for The...
During the two years I spent with her she frequently took me along to pull stops when she traveled to play recitals. Helping with registration on...
Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, LLC, Champaign, Illinois, Opus 33, 2006 St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church, Zionsville, Indiana Zionsville,...
The crayfish in his brook Like so many musicians—including organists—old Sebastian Bach liked jokes and puns. And it was, presumably, the Thomas...
Two years ago, a storm was suddenly triggered on the Internet: the Sainte-Clotilde organ was being “vandalized” . . . “impure hands were ravaging the...
It is amusing to trace the metamorphosis of what was to have been little more than a concert tour of Europe in the spring of 1954—one already...
Recitalist, teacher and recording artist, Marie-Claire Alain is one of the leading personalities in the world of organ music. Born into a family of...
Put your best foot forward. I live in a village at the head of the Damariscotta River in Maine. It’s a tidal river—so, to the surprise of many...
Raymond J. Barnes, 73, founding dean of the Southern Nevada AGO Chapter, died suddenly of a heart attack the afternoon of May 21, after having played...
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