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Paul Pettinga, longtime professor of music at the University of Illinois, died one year ago, on October 28, 1999, in Urbana, Illinois, at the age of...
This article is coming to you from the Isle of Man, an island some 30 miles long by about 14 miles wide, and sitting midway between Ireland and...
Perhaps it is a good idea to state right away that there are several goals which may be served by a report on the AGO 2000 convention in Seattle,...
Cover Patrick J. Murphy & Associates, Inc., Stowe, Pennsylvania, has completed the restoration of the 1869 E.&G.G. Hook Opus 505. At the...
Alan Hovhaness died on June 21 in Seattle, Washington, at the age of 89. A prolific composer who embraced melody in an atonal age and drew heavily on...
Introduction The Kimball Company of Chicago was one of the foremost pipe organ builders in America in the first three decades of the twentieth...
AGO.DOT.COM A Tale of Two Organs \x\dotcom   One aspect of the first AGO national convention of the new millennium was that critical reaction to...
On August 15, Sante Fe harpsichordist Virginia Mackie joins the very exclusive club of centenarian harpsichordists; indeed, the only other one known...
Leslie Spelman, of La Jolla, California, died on May 28 at the age of 97. He taught at the University of Redlands from 1937-1968 and was Director of...
What strikes one immediately in the north of Germany is the uniformity of the style of architecture of the major churches. Throughout Schleswig-...
The following deals with the most important debate in the German Christian churches: the crisis within the church and the consequences of that crisis...
Cover Martin Ott Pipe Organ Company, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, has completed two new organs for Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon. The firm's...
Carillon Repertory: Early carillon music Little is known about the music that was manually performed on the carillon prior to the 18th century....
A letter from Johann Sebastian Bach TO: Professor Larry Palmer        Harpsichord  Editor, The Diapason ...
William Ferris, composer, conductor, and organist, died on May 16 in Chicago, Illinois, from a massive heart attack. He was 63 years old. Founder and...
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, has recently completed a year-long celebration of the restoration of its E.M. Skinner organ, Opus...
"English concert organist John Scott is recognized not only as one of his country's finest organists and musical leaders, but also as one of the most...
Cover Hellmuth Wolff et Associés, Ltée, of Laval, Québec, Canada, recently completed an organ for the University of Northern...
Earliest known harpsichord recording The first publication of Wanda Landowska's 1908 Berlin cylinder recordings forms the rarest track of the...
Introduction Students of pipe organ economics and history are continually fascinated by the wide variety of non-mechanical windchest actions...