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Eric Herz, distinguished Boston harpsichord maker, died on May 25 in Barton, Vermont, after having suffered from Alzheimer's disease for many years....
Cover Grant Edwards, Portland, Oregon Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia   From the builder The road from this organ's...
For this year's conference, entitled "Let All the World . . . ," Delbert Disselhorst (head of the U of I organ department) and his...
During my entire career as a musician I have been drawn to friendships with graphic artists. (This began a long time ago at the Ohio State Fair in...
Historical Background The history of Nigerian hymn-based compositions consists of several related experiences in which European and American...
Technical support: real assistance or smoke and mirrors? There are lots of jokes about technical support, especially in the world of computers and...
Travelogue, Part II This second installment of my travel journal begins in Peer, Belgium, where I left off in last month's column. On Monday morning...
Elizabeth Birkshire Brothers Sherman, age 91, of Little Rock, Arkansas, died on July 21. She was a longtime active member of the Central Arkansas AGO...
Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc., Warrensburg, Missouri SkyRose Chapel, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California Opus 46   SkyRose Chapel, in the...
Since 1985, the Summer Institute for French Organ Studies (SIFOS) has given American organists a unique opportunity to play and study historic French...
Schoenstein & Co. is the oldest and largest organ factory in the Western states. The Schoenstein family has been building instruments for five...
Robert Noehren died on August 4 in San Diego, California, at the age of 91. (See "Nunc Dimittis," The Diapason, September 2002, p. 8.) International...
Articles, Reports, and Reviews by author (boldface) and subject   Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival/USA. See Spicer. American Cathedral in Paris...
A Bach makes news All Charges Dropped Against Singer Who Threatened Murder My eyes were drawn to a news item from the Associated Press: "charges...
Fred Haley died suddenly at the age of 67 on September 14, 2002, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. An organist since age 15, he received his musical...
Marilyn Mason led the University of Michigan’s Historic Tour 46 of Italy and Austria from May 8–21, 2002. The cuisine was especially...
Knowledge In order to acquire knowledge about John Bull’s work, it is important to know a little bit about what knowledge actually meant at the...
On June 9, 2002, John Walker delivered the keynote address at the gala Open House at the Reuter Organ Company, Lawrence, Kansas. The following...
Wednesday, June 12 Acoustics dominated the discussion with David Pike of C.B. Fisk and acoustician Dana Kirkegaard, who has made modifications to the...