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A Harpsichord Christmas Deck your music rack with a Christmas carol or two from A Baroque Christmas—-Carols and Counterpoint for Keyboard (...
Nichols & Simpson, Inc., Little Rock, Arkansas Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Nichols & Simpson organ in the...
Martin Ott Pipe Organ Company, St. Louis, Missouri Opus 104: Zion Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon From the Organbuilder In March of 2000, Mrs....
Tin and lead, both easily processed materials, have always been the metals of choice for organ builders. Organ pipes made from tin alloy are favored...
Ear-opening . . . challenging . . . and inspiring: these are just a few words to describe the ten courses and eight recitals that comprised last...
A strange sequence of events in September 2004 landed me in the choir balcony of a Parisian church that has always been shadowed by the City of Light...
Why is there air? Forty years have passed since Bill Cosby raised this question in his recording by the same name. The record (remember those black...
Henry Murlin Kelsay, 82, died August 23 in Springfield, Missouri. He was born on February 17, 1923 in Versailles, Missouri. After graduation from...
Karl Wilhelm, Inc., Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec, has built a new organ for St. Athanasius Church, Evanston, Illinois. The firm’s Opus 147 was built...
John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, Illinois Opus 31: St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, Virginia This new instrument was just...
Finger substitution It is generally assumed that silent finger substitution was used extensively in nineteenth-century organ playing and...
Anticipation was high as the hour drew near for the first staged performance of Johann Mattheson's Boris Goudenow. Composed in 1710 for the Hamburg...
In many cities and on many campuses, classical music--especially organ music--is hard to find during the summer months. Not so at the University of...
Art by committee I have recently joined the board of a non-profit organization that supports the work of a professional string quartet in our town in...
2005 GCNA Congress The annual congress of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America was held June 13’17 on the campuses of Grand Valley State...
John Ogasapian, of Pepperell, Massachusetts, died in Los Angeles on July 11, shortly after he was diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas and liver. He...
Mid-Atlantic Organ Company, Charlotte, North Carolina Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, North Carolina The Aeolian-Skinner organ at Covenant...
Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Lake City, Iowa, Op. 79, 2004 Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin Door County, a peninsula...
II. The balance of this article will explore some of the methods used by Schoenstein in designing symphonic organs. Tonal Variety In planning a...
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