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Carillon composition competition The fifth international Queen Fabiola Carillon Competition will take place in 2003 in Mechelen, Belgium. It is the...
Wesley M. Vos 1940-2002 Wesley M. Vos, associate editor of The Diapason since 1967, died on May 9 at his home in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He was 61....
Cover Austin Organs, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, has installed a new Antiphonal organ at Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford. The cathedral dates from...
The pedagogy of organ performance must deal with the tension between playing technique and musical interpretation. On the one hand, all physical...
From Thursday March 7 through Saturday March 9, 2002, two concurrent events at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania vied for the attention of...
Friend, colleague, and mentor--Wesley Vos, associate editor of The Diapason since 1967--died on May 9 at the age of 61, from complications of liver...
Travelogue From Philadelphia immediately following the national AGO convention, I hopped on a plane to Belgium to begin a two-month recital tour in...
Earl V. Kelone, 82, of Little Rock, Arkansas, died on May 10 from a stroke. He was born on November 18, 1919 in Little Rock and was a member of Our...
Cover Rieger-Kloss Varhany, Krnov, Czech Republic, Opus 3715 First Congregational Church, Beloit, Wisconsin On a stormy night in August 1998, a spark...
Despite heat and humidity this convention proved to be a stellar presentation of high-quality events. Indeed, throughout the week's major recitals...
One does not usually hear the name of this beautiful Balkan country associated with that of the King of Instruments. Bulgaria is smaller than the...
                  All excellent things are as difficult as they...
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...