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Letter to the harpsichord editor Dear Mr. Palmer, I don't often comment on articles in The Diapason, that is, in a positive manner, but I don't know...
News from Iowa State University 1. Spring Carillon and Organ Festival 1997 Iowa State University hosted the Spring Carillon and Organ Festival 1997...
Wilbur Franklin Russell, professor emeritus of Sacred Music at San Francisco Theological Seminary and a member of the faculty since 1953, died...
A.E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, GA, has built a new Choir division for the organ at St. John's in the Wilderness, Flat Rock, NC. The...
Each registrant was presented with a 232-page book entitled "Reflections." Included in the book are over 30 essays under the subject...
A skill of great value to most organists is the ability to make recordings of music on the organ. As students we have teachers and colleagues to give...
Knowlton Organ Company of Davidson, NC, has completed the restoration of the 1845 Henry Erben organ at the French Huguenot Church in Charleston, SC....
Music publisher Donald Hinshaw died on December 30, 1996 at the age of 62. He founded Hinshaw Music in 1975, specializing in choral and sacred music...
Fair Organist--"I am sorry you had to give off blowing for us, Giles." Giles--"Yes, Miss; the organ don't sound what it did, do it?...
SMU's ninth summer harpsichord workshop took place at its Fort Burgwin campus near Taos, New Mexico, August 11-17, 1996. Fourteen registrants from...
Mark Buxton's sudden and unexpected death on December 18, 1996 was a loss to all of us in the organ world. See his "Nunc Dimittis" notice...
Call for papers From August 9 through 13, 1998, the biennial congress of the World Carillon Federation will take place in Mechelen and Louvain,...
Wigton Pipe Organs, Inc., Dryden, MI, has built a new organ, opus 20, for Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church of Sterling Heights, MI. The...
Johannes Brahms, who died 100 years ago on April 3, 1897, composed the final installment of his musical legacy--the Eleven Chorale Preludes, Opus 122...
Slater to Retire James "Bud" Slater will retire from his position as Carillonneur of the Metropolitan United Church in Toronto, Ontario. With his...
John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, IL, has built a new organ for First Congregational Church, Crystal Lake, IL: opus 16, 18 stops, 24...
Pipe organs advertised for sale by colleges and universities raise serious questions about the vitality of the King of Instruments in institutions of...
Profile: Wiesbaden, Germany The Evangelical Lutheran Market Church in Wiesbaden, Germany, was built in 1853-1862 as the "Cathedral of Hessen-Nassau...
Gene Rinke died of a heart attack on August 1. He was employed by the Reuter Organ Company since 1949, and had served in the armed services from 1951...
Bedient Organ Company, Lincoln, NE, has built a new organ for the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Atlanta, GA. The firm's opus 54 comprises 14...