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Is there really no such thing as bad publicity? I had my first real job in an organbuilder’s workshop during the summer after my freshman year in...
Joy Anne Moore Marsh died peacefully at her home in Plano, Texas, on July 9. She was 69. Born in Dallas on July 19, 1935, she graduated from North...
Sym·po´si·um. 2. A conference at which a particular subject is discussed and opinions gathered.1 Although advertised as an eight-...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia Bethel United Methodist Church, Charleston, South Carolina The history of Bethel United...
St. Cecilia’s Abbey Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Kenneth Tickell & Co. Ltd., Northampton The diamond-shaped Isle of Wight, 22.5 miles long and 13...
A recent holiday in Scotland provided many opportunities to see and play organs and other historical instruments in addition to being a tourist in...
The use of mental imagery in the creation of music goes back many generations. Composers such as Mozart, Schumann, Wagner and Brahms utilized mental...
I feel privileged to be involved with an instrument that has such a grand heritage and so thoroughly captivates its players, builders, and listeners...
James R. Gaines: Evening in the Palace of Reason.  NY: Fourth Estate (an Imprint of HarperCollins), 2005. ISBN 0-00-715658-8.
Virginia French Mackie died in her sleep at home in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 20. Born August 15, 1900, in Lancaster, Missouri, she moved in early...
Demessieux's Salle Pleyel debut series in 1946 was indeed a fitting climax to the teasers that had been sent out.68 Those present at any of the six...
Bedient Pipe Organ Company, Roca, Nebraska, Opus 67 Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rocklin, California A Boston model from Bedient’s...
Rieger-Orgelbau GmbH, Schwarzach, Austria Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania It rarely happens that a 30-year old organ is taken...
Mention the name of the French organist-composer JeanneDemessieux (1921-68) and someone will broach a tantalizing question from the history of the...
In 1993, over 30 organ builders met in Tempe, Arizona to discuss the significance of “The Historical Organ in America” and to ponder the future of...
In last month’s issue of The Diapason we started to recount the fictional story of one church’s experience with the process of purchasing and...
William C. Huffman, of Virginia, Illinois, died on April 16 at Heritage Manor South in Beardstown. He was 78. Born on May 14, 1926, in Cass County,...
JR's Journey: AGO Convention, Los Angeles, July 4-9, 2004 Over 2,000 organists from all 50 states and 17 foreign countries attended this...
M. L. Bigelow & Co., Inc., Organ Builders, American Fork, Utah Opus 31, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Named the Ruth & Paul Manz...
Cover feature Cornel Zimmer Organ Builders, Denver, North Carolina Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Wilmington, Delaware Like the vast array of M...
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