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Nunc Dimittis Richard William Knapp, 80, of West Simsbury, Connecticut, died February 21. Born in Mineola, New York, on May 15, 1935, Knapp earned a...
Bytes to be proud of: A reader comments on tempi in early music In mid-April I received a most welcome communication from musicologist and...
Recording Notes I At the end of last month’s column, I noted that I was scheduled to make a recording of Frescobaldi harpsichord music during the...
Living documents Purist: A person who insists on absolute adherence to traditional rules or structures. During the second half of the twentieth...
The Twenty-Second Robert and Joyce Jones Midwinter Organ Conference in Waco, Texas, brought together a stellar line-up of performers and presenters...
This article is the continuation of a feature in the August 2015 issue of The Diapason. This article was delivered as a lecture for the Midwinter...
Glück Pipe Organs, New York, New York Marble Collegiate Church, New York, New York Marble Collegiate Church, known for its dynamic ministers and...
Nunc Dimittis Grigg Thompson Fountain died in Albuquerque on February 14. He was 97 years old. Born in October 1918, in Bishopville, South Carolina,...
HKSNA, Duphly, Skowroneck, Leonhardt, and Kreisler: A Twisted Tale The 2016 meeting of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America took place in...
Human gestures The 2007 documentary film Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037, provides a rare glimpse into the art of building pianos. The...
Motivation, Practicing, Fun, Guidance, & Projection II This month I will continue questioning, musing, speculating—almost free-associating—about...
The 55th annual University of Michigan Organ Conference, with the theme “Organ Music of Central Europe,” took place October 4–6, 2015. Following...
The lower level of the motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Mound, Wisconsin, is an immense circular structure that contains literally a...
The Diapason’s second annual “20 under 30” selections came from a field that included over 130 nominations, a response that exceeded the previous...
March 18, 2016, marked an important milestone in the history of the pipe organ in Chicago. Chicago was founded in 1837, and the first traceable organ...
Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, Bellwood, Illinois Zion Lutheran Church (WELS), Columbus, Wisconsin Located about twenty miles northeast of Madison,...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Galveston Island, Texas First Presbyterian Church, Galveston...
The leading of hymns is a fine art. I have played for many years in mainline Protestant and Catholic churches in the United States and now have a...
The United Church of Christ Musicians Association presented its tenth national conference at Elmhurst College (a UCC four-year college) in Elmhurst,...
The musical character of an historic tuning can be difficult to grasp— and the mathematics involved can be daunting. Modern descriptions of tunings...
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