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"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...
Cover Andover Organ Company, Methuen, Massachusetts, has completed a new organ, Opus 111, for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 36...
Dwight J. Davis, 77, died on February 7 at his residence in the Glen Park section of Gary, Indiana. Mr. Davis had served as Minister of Music at the...
Over the years a number of fascinating articles have appeared in The Diapason on the subject of organ reeds. Not withstanding a few of my own, I...
Basil Harwood was born on April 11, 1859, at the family estate called Woodhouse, near Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, England. He received an education...
Introduction In an earlier article devoted to Bach's last printed composition, the presumably authentic title was established.1 The conventional...
The Reuter Organ Company, Lawrence, Kansas, has built a new organ for Second Congregational Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The firm's Opus 2197...
Barney Childs, composer and music educator, died at his home in Redlands, California, on January 11, at the age of 73. Born in Spokane, Washington,...
Nothing is more dull in a performance of Baroque music than a continuo harpsichordist who mechanically plays a chord for every bass note in the score...
An important project is happening in Göteborg, Sweden. In August, 1998, along with about 100 organists from all over the world, I attended the...
Marilyn Mason led the University of Michigan's "Historic Organ Tour XL" in Holland and North Germany, August 2–16, 1999. Of the 35 tour members...
From its 66th year of publication to the year 2000, The Diapason gave the account of an astounding range of events which shaped the musical life of...
Cover Trinity United Methodist Church Racine, Wisconsin T. R. Rench & Company Racine, Wisconsin   In 1853 at Racine, Wisconsin, a group of...
When The Diapason published an overview of "Harpsichord and Organ Duos" by Bruce Gustafson and Arthur Lawrence (April, 1974), the authors...
Andrew Pennells died on October 26, 1999, at the age of 37. He was Managing Director of J.W. Walker & Sons Ltd, England. Born on January 6, 1962...
The Development of Musica Poetica Since the rediscovery of Quintilian's texts in the early Renaissance, many humanist writers have suggested a link...
This article first takes up the question of the authentic title of Bach's last published work. Thereafter, this paper demonstrates a relation between...