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From the Harpsichord Editor:  Since a first meeting at a Bruges Harpsichord Competition more than thirty years ago, I have come to treasure Dodgson...
A large 1870 E. & G. G. Hook organ, previously in Woburn, Massachusetts, has been moved to Holy Cross Church, Berlin, Germany,where it will be...
Those attending the Italian Festival of Music at The University of Michigan enjoyed a good portion of Mediterranean musical sunshine during the...
Anomalies I: voice leading An anomaly here means something unusual, a musical passage that does not conform to contemporary rules of counterpoint or...
23rd International Organ and Church Music Institute The 23rd International Organ and Church Music Institute was held at the University of Michigan in...
The RFP Sliding Scale An "RFP" is shorthand for "Request for Proposal," a letter that most organ builders receive from...
Summer Workshops, Past and Future One of the greatest benefits of an academic life is the annual summer break, usually a time for professional...
Cover Rieger-Kloss Company, Krnov, Czech Republic Madison Street United Methodist Church, Clarksville, Tennessee Madison Street United Methodist...
On July 28, 2002, I had the good fortune to play a recital on two historic organs as part of the 15th annual International Festival of Historic...
News from Bok Tower The Historic Bok Sanctuary in Lake Wales, Florida, announces its 18th International Carillon Festival, 8-16 February 2003,...
Paul B. Batson, Jr. of Girard, Ohio, died on October 29, 2002, at the age of 72, after a 15 year battle with cancer. He was an active organist in the...
Cover Martin Pasi, Roy, Washington Bedford Presbyterian Church, Bedford, New York The Millennium Organ   The organ committee of Bedford...
Remembering David's (and my) digs David Britton died on September 22, 1992. As AIDS continues still to take its toll, one thing we survivors can do...
Larry Abbott, 75, died quietly in his home in Santa Monica, California, on June 29. He was a founding partner of Abbott and Sieker Organbuilders, the...
"Despite the nay-sayers, the organ is very much alive and we're going to keep it that way." With that hopeful remark, Fred Swann opened the...
I imagine that many of you here are wondering how it is to be 90 years old. You may be saying to yourself, "poor fellow, he'll be lucky if he...
The Lee Conklin Antique Organ and History Museum in Hanover, Michigan and the Heiss Haus Museum in Nashville, Michigan were joint hosts for a two-day...
Cover Berghaus Organ Company, Inc., Bellwood, Illinois First United Methodist Church, DeKalb, Illinois   The Berghaus Organ Company of Bellwood...
Frederick B. Hyde, emeritus professor from the Department of Music, University of Alabama, died on March 7, 2001. Fred, whom I came to know at...
Dana Cottle Brown, Minister of Music Emeritus at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Virginia, died on March 9, after an extended illness...