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We’re going in circles. Have you noticed? I grew up in Boston in the 1960s and ’70s in what was a thrilling time for the art of organbuilding....
Dorothy H. Lyall died November 19 at the age of 85 in Park Ridge, Illinois, where she had recently moved. She and her husband, the late Rev. Gordon...
Technology widens the rift. The other day while running around the house getting ready for work, I heard snips of a story on National Public Radio...
Adrian Gebruers Honored In the last few weeks of his papacy, His Holiness Pope John Paul II conferred on Adrian Patrick Gebruers the very special...
To the countless friends he has made in his eight-decade-plus career in music, Thomas Richner is “Uncle T”--a uniquely warm and gentle man who...
Glück New York, New York, New York The Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Cold Spring, New York This historic church, known for its remarkable collection...
J.H. & C.S. Odell, East Hampton, Connecticut, Opus 644 St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Bridgehampton, New York From the Rector of St. Ann’s The...
  Fela Sowande's (1905-1987) centenary is being celebrated all around the world with various types of music festivals in 2005. He was born one...
The following tribute is based on “A Reminiscence” offered by Thomas L. McCook at the John Thomas Widener, Jr. memorial concert on February 4, 2005,...
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...
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