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Father Gerard John Benedict Farrell, O.S.B., an acknowledged leader in Gregorian Chant studies, died on January 9, 2000. He was 81. A monk of St....
Wednesday, August 16 Imagine this. A church packed to the rafters with organists from around the country, parishioners, and Boston organ lovers. An...
Cover Charles M. Ruggles Pipe Organs Conifer, Colorado Lakewood Presbyterian Church Lakewood, Ohio The organ for Wright Chapel at Lakewood...
As this issue was going to press, word was received of the death of Pierre Firmin-Didot on January 5 after a long illness with cancer. Mr. Firmin-...
The Bedient Pipe Organ Company celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special program on November 5, 2000 at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Omaha,...
Chestnut roasters selling their aromatic wares on the avenues of Lisbon and the cobbled streets of Evora, as well as the slightly guttural sounds of...
Back in the 19th century, two great scientific figures wrote books on the science of sound. The earlier was Hermann Helmholtz with his On the...
Acoustics. See Bethards. Apple, Warren. New Organ Music. Jan 12-13, Sept 13-14, Oct 14, Nov 10 __________. New Recordings. July 12, Aug 10, Oct 12-13...
Cover Austin Organs, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Palm Beach, Florida The Episcopal Church of...
Bok Tower Festival The 16th International Carillon Festival, February 3–11, 2001, will feature guest carillonneurs Stéfano Colletti (...
Joseph Corkedale of Newburgh, New York, died on November 1 at the age of 60. A partner in the firm A&J Reed & Pipe Organ Service of Newburgh...
For twenty-two years George Ritchie and Quentin Faulkner have developed and presented a wonderful series of organ conferences at the University of...
Quiet successfully the Organ Historical Society has added a new feature to its activities. On October 12-14, 2000, some sixty scholars and friends...
When one thinks of the history of the harpsichord, Hungary is not the first country that comes to mind. Yet, as might be expected from a country that...
Cover Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Rockford, Illinois Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, Illinois Opus 23   Builder's statement It has been a...
Mark Stevenson British harpsichord maker Mark Stevenson died of cancer on July 4, 2000, aged 56. Born in Cambridge in 1943, Stevenson studied art...
Profile: Utrecht, The Netherlands Situated amongst the picturesque canals in the heart of Utrecht, the freestanding Dom Tower was connected with the...
William Whitehead died on July 6 in Stamford, Connecticut, from diabetes and a stroke. He was 62. He held the BMus from the University of Oklahoma,...
Anyone familiar with the biographies of distinguished composers and performers throughout music history can never fail to be amazed at the impressive...
One of the delightful aspects of being a concert organist is that there are tremendous opportunities to visit various parts of the world and to savor...