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Thar she blows—some more While writing my column last month I ran out of space and had plenty of air left, so today I continue my stream-of-...
Tom Hazleton (1942–2006), global ambassador of the classical and theatre organ world, passed peacefully in his sleep after a day of recording on the...
In December 2003, Levsen Organ Company, Buffalo, Iowa, started the rebuild of the 3-manual Wicks pipe organ at First United Methodist Church in...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia First Presbyterian Church, Savannah, Georgia The new pipe organ for First Presbyterian Church,...
The fiftieth convention of the Organ Historical Society was itself an historical occasion and was held in an appropriately historical locale in...
This is the second in a series of “organ lessons” by Jan-Piet Knijff. The first, “Bruhns’s ‘Little’ E-minor,” appeared in the January 2006 issue of...
Thar she blows! I know I share with many organbuilders the sense that the organ is alive. Stand inside an organ chamber when the blower is off and...
William P. “Bill” Brown died February 2 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona. Born in Battle Creek in 1925 and raised in Columbus, he attended New Mexico...
A singular and remarkable work, Pièce d'Orgue occupies a remote niche in the keyboard works of J.S. Bach. Its three distinctly contrasting sections,...
Bedient Pipe Organ Company, Roca, Nebraska John Griffen Residence, Seattle, Washington Flexibility is not the first trait that comes to mind when...
Goulding & Wood, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana Second Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Virginia, Opus 43 (2005) From the builder Each church that...
The fifth British Organ Music Seminar, led by Christina Harmon and Cliff Varnon, took place in England and Wales from June 24–July 3. With John...
Choosing a builder Situated next to the famous Isle de la Cité, the Isle Saint-Louis in Paris, France, is known for its quaint shops and delicious...
Next to Stanley’s Trumpet Voluntary, William Walond’s Cornet Voluntary in G major (Op. 1, No. 5) is probably the best-known piece of English organ...
On Tuesday, September 6, 2005, six young organists began arriving in Wethersfield, Connecticut to participate in the eighth annual Albert Schweitzer...
For the University of Michigan Historic Organ Tour 52, we were invited by the World Congress on the New Evangelization to perform concerts in...
“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Do you associate a tune with that sentence? The cardigan sweater, the sneakers, the catchy melody, and the slightly off-...
Scottt Sward was killed during a robbery attempt at his home in Chicago on January 25. Sward, 43, had served as director of music ministry at St....
Karl Wilhelm, Inc., of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada, has built a new organ for Paris-Yates Chapel at the University of Mississippi. The firm’s...
Lewtak Pipe Organ Builders, Camillus, New York, 2005 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church “On the Hill,” Camillus, New York The Church The history of St....
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