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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...
Marilyn Mason celebrates her 80th birthday on June 29. She was born in Alva, Oklahoma, on June 29, 1925. Dr. Mason is University Organist, Professor...
Introduction In the following narrative, the interaction of an organist and an organbuilder in the design of a new instrument and selection of a...
Musical research came to vibrant life in a Friday evening interactive program presented by the Southeastern and Midwestern Historical Keyboard...
For over two centuries, St. Catherine’s, one of the five principal churches of Hamburg built in 1250, had an organ historically associated with...
We’re expecting It’s happening. The new organ arrives next week. The old one just gave up. The first time it ciphered no one knew what it was, but...
Riverside reborn The installed in the Park Avenue Baptist Church in 1925. Benefactor John D. Rockefeller, Jr., continued his close collaboration with...
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