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We have printed reports on most of the Bruges harpsichord competitions since I wrote an article about the second triennial event for The Diapason of...
Donald Basil Austin (1933–2004) died September 17 of complications from emphysema. He was 71. Mr. Austin was long affiliated with Austin Organs...
Glück New York Congregation Emanu-El, New York City From the Chief Organist Playing the largest and most comprehensive synagogue organ in...
Berghaus Organ Company, Inc., Bellwood, Illinois St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Port Washington, Wisconsin Set upon a hill, significantly above...
Thirty years ago this month, Lynn Dobson opened an organ building workshop in Lake City. Three decades later, clients from near and far have made the...
Saxony’s Organs and Bachfest Leipzig 2004: A study tour of Bach, Luther & Silbermann Every organist dreams of playing the Saxony region’s baroque...
The City of Paris 5th International Organ Competition took place June 1-9, 2004. The Paris Concours d'Orgue, which occurs biannually, has grown...
M. Searle Wright died on June 3 at the age of 86. See the “Nunc Dimittis” column on page 8 of the August 2004 issue of The Diapason. The New York...
Julian E. Bulley,80, organbuilder of Dayton, Ohio, died July 28 in Keene, New Hampshire. He was the second generation owner and president of Toledo...
Cover Feature Kegg Pipe Organ Builders, Hartville, Ohio First United Methodist Church, Winnsboro, North Carolina In an organ builder's life there...
Prelude: When the City Council of Leipzig in 1723 named Johann Sebastian Bach Cantor and Director of Music, he was given responsibility for the...
Our raison d'être for this sabbatical to England was to study the choir training techniques and organs in cathedrals, parish churches and...
Elise Cambon, affectionately called "The First Lady of Sacred Music," is a living legend in New Orleans. This spirited woman, who calls herself a...
Marvin Beinema, 84, died July 29 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Born on October 28, 1919, in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was proficient at the keyboard...
Cover Feature Fenris Pipe Organ, Kilkenny, Minnesota Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Rochester, Minnesota Project Scope In the spring of 2002 we were...
Vincentian priests are known as missionaries and educators, but not as composers. Franciscans and Jesuits, on the other hand, employed music as part...
“Most of what I have learned about organs has come from working on organs or from observing organs. But I have had two principal teachers. The first...
The European community and in particular, France, lost an important advocate for the organ with the untimely death of Jean Boyer. Mr. Boyer died of...
The 25th International Organ and Church Music Institute, June 20-22, officially began Monday morning with a welcome by Dr. Marilyn Mason, chair of...
Back in 1915, for the Panama-California Exposition, John D. Spreckels dedicated an organ pavilion in Balboa Park to “the peoples of all the world.”...
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