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G. Russell Wing died on January 23 at the age of 91 in Hermosa Beach, California. Born on August 19, 1911, in Columbus, Ohio, he was a resident of...
Marian Craighead (née Reiff), of Rochester, NY, died on May 8, at age 76, following a valiant six-year battle with ovarian cancer. At the time...
Clavichord Symposium In Magnano, northern Italy, the second International Clavichord Symposium took place September 21-23, 1995. Far from the madding...
Paul Fritts & Co. Organ Builders, Tacoma, WA, has built a new organ for Grace Lutheran Church, also in Tacoma. The two-manual and pedal...
On March 24, 1996, Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago celebrated the music ministry of Morgan and Mary Simmons, who retired after 28 years as...
The University of Redlands enjoys a reputation as one of the finest private institutions of its size in North America.  Since its foundation in...
Frank Brandon Jordan, Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine Arts of Drake University, died in Des Moines, IA, on April 7. A nationally recognized...
The Introduction of Organ Voluntaries: The Organist as Solo Performer Despite the emphasis on the organist as an accompanist in the first half of the...
Mary Skalicky holds BMus degrees in organ and piano from Southern Methodist University, and the MMus in organ from The University of Michigan....
John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, IL, has built a new organ for Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The 2-manual, 23-stop...
News from Belgium Belgian Carillon School dubbed "Cultural Ambassador" Minister of Culture Hugo Weckx announced the list of Flemish...
Contrary to popular belief, there is a substantive body of African-American classical music. This music draws upon a wealth of influences which are...
Carl E. Burkel died on December 15, 1995 at his home in Jefferson City, MO, at the age of 69.  He had served as minister of music and organist...
Purcell postscripts Now that the 300th anniversary of Henry Purcell's death has been celebrated throughout 1995, one may reflect on what was gained...
The Osiris Archive--A Personal Account Internet address: http://osiris.wu-wien.ac.at/ftp/pub/ earlym-l/organs/ The Osiris Archive, since its...
On Tuesday night, March 5, 1996, the Church of the Holy Trinity, on Manhattan's Upper East side in New York City, paid tribute to E. Bronson Ragan,...
Karl Wilhelm, Inc., of Mont St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada, has built a new organ, opus 135, for Trinity Episcopal Church, Covington, KY. Karl...
Lawrence DeWitt, former chair of Miami University's music department, died on February 14 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Born in...
The Joseph Dill Baker Carillon in Frederick, Maryland, has been renovated recently and expanded to 49 bells. The carillon began as the last chime...
The present article complements a longer article written for The Diapason (August, 1993, pp. 12-13) on the four organ sonatas of Teisutis Makacinas....