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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Lake City, Iowa Opus 91, 2013 Merton College Chapel Merton College The University of Oxford, U.K.   by Matthew Power...
The small railroad town of Spring Hill, Tennessee, is situated just south of Nashville. The outskirts of town have grown considerably due to a...
The following conversation, conducted both in person and by telephone in March 2013, explores the career of one of America’s most eminent musicians...
Hand Distribution I In the last few months, several of my students have simultaneously wanted to zero in intensely on the question of how to decide...
The secret of life Donald Hall is an American writer. Because he’s Wendy’s client, I’ve met him several times. He was born in 1928 and last saw a...
James Leslie Boeringer, born March 4, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, died January 12 of pancreatic cancer. He earned a BA in organ performance...
Here is the brief history of a truly remarkable pipe organ, one of the most famous in the entire world, from America and Europe to the Far East and...
An interview with Stephen Tharp appeared a decade ago in The Diapason (“A conversation with Stephen Tharp: Catching up with a well-traveled...
The rest of the discussion about manual changes—as found in this month’s column—is the last segment of the practical part of this method. As I...
By Leonardo Ciampa   Massimo Nosetti was one of the busiest organists in Italy. Born in Alessandria, Italy, on January 5, 1960, he studied organ...
The usual fare   My colleague Amory Atkins and I have just returned from a second trip to Coolin, Idaho, where we completed the installation of...
Ruth Ann Hofstad Ferguson died March 23 in Northfield, Minnesota, after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 71. She attended...
From the organbuilder While our firm has been very prolific as a builder of new instruments since our founding in 1973, our company also has been...
Situated on a hill overlooking the city of Lewiston, Maine, the Gothic Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is visible from a great distance in any...
The Conference of Roman Catholic Cathedral Musicians (CRCCM) met in Washington, D.C., January 6–9 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the...
Most organs have two or more manuals, and organ composers have, for most of the time that organ music has been written, been able to assume that an...
A show of hands It’s the middle of March and here in the frigid Northeast we had a little tease last week when the temperature outside went up into...
David Arthur Sansome Gell, 70 years old, died March 2, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California. Born in Alberta, Canada, his musical journey began at...
From the builder In projects, journeys, and lives, there are milestone events that mark progress or achievements. The dedication of Andover Opus R-...
Situated on the rugged west coast of Norway, the city of Trondheim is the location for one of the most compelling sacred spaces in all of northern...