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How does one mark the birthday of a musician with 80 very productive years? Here is an attempt to outline the 80-year life of Professor Heinz...
Fifty-two registrants from 21 states gathered in sun-soaked Lincoln, Nebraska for the 21st annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln Organ Conference...
Part 1 of this article appeared in the March, 1999 issue, pp. 16-18. The four orchestral transcriptions cited above share the following trait: a...
Thelma Olava Michelson died on March 3 at her home in Park Ridge, Illinois, after a long illness at the age of 96. She was a Chicago area music...
Richard Watson casts bells for Mercersburg A small, rural town in south central Pennsylvania is home to a fine carillon. In that virtually all...
Harrison & Harrison, of Durham, England, has built a new organ for Trinity Episcopal Church, Vero Beach, Florida. The instrument stands behind...
Marilyn Mason led a group of organists on the University of Michigan's Historic Organ Tour XXXVII in Spain, February 28-March 8. The group gave organ...
“Frank Ferko inhabits a unique and unusual musical world.  In the background is his love of the music of Olivier Messiaen. In the...
Introduction My presentation, "The Economics of Pipe Organ Building: It's Time to Tell The Story," is the viewpoint of an economist, not a...
Laeta Wentworth Guerra died at the age of 69 on September 20 in her home near Daytona, Florida. She was born there in 1930 and studied organ with...
From the builder Hendrickson Organ Company, St. Peter, Minnesota, has built a new organ for Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, Minnesota. Opus 92 is...
In his famous treatise on continuo playing,1 Francesco Gasparini gives a table of twenty-one keys which the student could expect to encounter. The...
In his famous treatise on continuo playing,1 Francesco Gasparini gives a table of twenty-one keys which the student could expect to encounter. The...
News from abroad * The future of Ghent's historic bell Klokke Roeland, which was cast in 1660 and cracked in 1914, is uncertain. Roeland is not...
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While completing the installation of a new organ in the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in late 1998, I was drawn into a conversation...
Most of the time, pipe organs and pianos share equal temperament--at least in theory. Compared to an average piano tuning, organ tuning is a massive...
The University of Iowa, in conjunction with the River Valley and University of Iowa chapters of the AGO, sponsored their annual Institute for Sacred...
When the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival/USA held its sixth annual festival in September of 2002, there was much discussion about the best means to...
A Silent H Another H went silent two years ago when Harold (Hal) Haney (born May 23, 1926) died in Denver, Colorado, on July 30, 2001. Creator of the...