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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...
When asked to pen a few thoughts about Robert Rayfield, I welcomed the chance to put to paper some thoughts about my mentor who I knew for more than...
Martin Pasi and Associates of Roy, Washington, has recently completed an organ of 33 stops for St. Augustine Catholic Church in Spokane, Washington....
The Spalding Town Carillon Mr. Ted Crampton of Spalding, England, wrote me with the story of the carillon in his home town. Spalding is a prosperous...
The Reddel Memorial Organ at Valparaiso University: the first 30 years As plans were being made in the middle 1950s for the construction of a new...
In 1960, in an article about Glenn Gould for The New Yorker magazine, Joseph Roddy harnesses Nietzsche's terms to describe a dichotomy he perceives...
Part 1 was published in the January, 2000 issue of The Diapason. As early as 1917 the grim effects of war became all too apparent with the...
During my Juilliard years in the early 60s, I spent many evenings being thrilled and moved by magnificent musical events at Church of the Ascension,...
Fabry Pipe Organs, Inc., Fox Lake, Illinois, has completed the final phase of a three-phase renovation of the organ at St. John's Episcopal Church,...
Our Savior's Church, Copenhagen Christianshavn is a unique section of Copenhagen that was founded by King Christian IV. During his court, music...
Marie-Madeleine Chevalier-Duruflé died on October 5 in Paris, France, at the age of 78. Internationally known recitalist and teacher, she was...