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"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...
It is quite uncommon in organ literature to find a composition collectively based on the preexisting melodies and literary works of another composer...
The main site of this year's Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society Conclave was the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Appropriately, then...
Cover Aeolian-Skinner opus 1015 (1940), restored 2001 by Thomas-Pierce, Inc., Palm Beach, Florida Music room of Thomas R. Thomas and J. Steven McCall...
Ronald Edward Ballard, of Little Rock, Arkansas, died on January 23, from kidney, liver, and heart disease. Born on January 9, 1947, in North Little...
Sunday, July 30, 2000 was the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach, and throughout Thüringen there were major celebrations to...
In 1988 the County of Los Angeles received its largest gift ever of $50,000,000 from Mrs. Lillian Disney, the widow of the late Walt Disney, for the...
Cover Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc., Warrensburg, Missouri Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall, The Time-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Jacksonville,...
Historical Carillon Recording   Historische Beiaardopnamen - Volume 1 - 1925-1950. Vlaamse Beiaardvereniging, 2000. The Flemish Carillon Guild has...
Marion Herfort Pelton, of Manhattan, Kansas, died on March 1. She was 97 years old. Born on November 1, 1903, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, she had been a...
A recent trip to Europe afforded my family and me an opportunity to hear, see, and in one instance, play organs ranging from the early Baroque to the...
A concert by Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and Gustav Leonhardt at the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna, held on October 27, 2000, provided the...
Schoenstein & Co., organ builders of San Francisco, has installed a two-manual, 11-rank pipe organ for St. John's Lutheran Church of American...
Status Report on London's Handel House Museum Director Jacqueline Riding reports in the latest Museum Newsletter that the interiors of both numbers...
Roger Beebe Arnold, of Omaha, Nebraska, died on February 10. Born in Willimantic, Connecticut, Mr. Arnold began piano lessons at the age of nine, and...