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At the north end of Copenhagen’s city center, nestled peacefully near the botanical gardens on Gothersgade, lies the Sankt Andreas Kirke. Its...
William C. Hain, 89 years old, died on December 29, 2012 in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. Born January 13, 1923 in Pittsburgh, he worked for the Samuel...
A harpsichordist in Aeolian-Skinner land: 2012 East Texas Pipe Organ Festival  One recurring category in my performing career has been as a...
Glück Pipe Organs, New York, New York Mayflower Congregational  United Church of Christ,  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   An essay in...
At the north end of Copenhagen’s city center, nestled peacefully near the botanical gardens on Gothersgade, lies the Sankt Andreas Kirke. Its...
Background For the second time in as many years, I attended the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival held November 12–15, 2012, honoring the life and work...
In 2013 there are several composers whose anniversaries can be commemorated, albeit some of the dates are not known for certain; there are a few...
Organ Method V This follows directly from last month’s column. The approach to learning pedal playing that I am outlining here is not materially...
Scott Smith Pipe Organs,  Lansing, Michigan Newman Residence,  Clio, Michigan When the builder was first approached about this project, the...
What’s it worth? When my kids were growing up, we were active in a small inland sailing club that ran weekly races from April to October. My son...
The Petit and Fritsen Bellfoundry delivered a new mobile carillon to the city of Belgorod, Russia. With 51 bells, the carillon has a compass from B-...
Loft apartments   Built on the Rock the church doth stand, Even when steeples are falling; Crumbled have spires in every land, Bells are still...
Nunc Dimittis Philip Ledger died November 18, 2012, at the age of 74. He was the youngest cathedral organist in the country when he was appointed to...
Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders,  Bellwood, Illinois Pilgrim Lutheran Church,  St. Paul, Minnesota The 31-rank organ at Pilgrim Lutheran, St....
Foley-Baker, Inc., Tolland, Connecticut St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral,  Minneapolis, Minnesota   From the builder The Welte name is mostly...
The debate over the authenticity of BWV 565, the Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, has continued for thirty years. This article summarizes and critiques...
We have been blessed with beautiful weekends for this festival, but this year was especially lovely. The leaves don’t turn color until October, but...
During my doctoral studies at Boston’s New England Conservatory, I had the privilege of serving as organ scholar and assistant university organist...
Leek Pipe Organ Company, Oberlin, Ohio St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, Ohio The Leek Pipe Organ Company of Oberlin, Ohio has renovated...
Kegg Pipe Organ Builders,  Hartville, Ohio Sacred Heart Church,  New Philadelphia, Ohio   From the organbuilder I recently agreed with...