St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, PA
A clavichord, viewed from above
Jonathan Oblander in the Berghaus organ, La Casa de Cristo, Scottsdale, AZ
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sauk Rapids, MN, K.C. Marrin Op. 3
Newtown United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, OH, Rathke organ
An 18th-century clavichord
Christ Church, Rochester, New York
St. Chrysostom’s Church, Chicago, Fisk organ
First Presbyterian Church, Evansville, IN, Fisk organ
Bells of the carillon at Culver Academies, Culver, IN
First Presbyterian Church, Ypsilanti, MI, Martin Ott organ
Participants in Schoenstein Competition: judges Stephanie Nofar-Kelly, Scott Hanoian, Huw Lewis; contestants Meghan Meloy Ness, Sarah Simko, Annelisa Crabtree, Dean Robinson.
June 24, 2018
Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, announces its 2018 Sacred Music Symposium, September 12–14. Clinicians include James Biery, Dan Forrest, Kevin... more
June 24, 2018
East Carolina University’s 12th annual Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance was held in Greenville, North Carolina, on March 17. First prize was awarded to Matthew... more
June 23, 2018
St. Paul Catholic Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, announces its summer organ recital series on the cathedral’s Beckerath organ, Sundays at 4:00 p.m.: July 8, Nick... more
June 23, 2018
Historic Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was destroyed by fire on May 15. The church, a prominent part of the Milwaukee skyline, was founded in... more
June 05, 2018
More on performance As I listened to the recording of the concert that inspired last month’s column, the experience gave me a few further things to say about performance.... more
June 05, 2018
Trash or treasure? My great-grandfather Cheney was a silk trader in the first years of the twentieth century. He and his seven brothers built a large and prosperous business... more
June 05, 2018
Dandrieu’s harpsichord music Hot on the heels of May’s review of a compact disc devoted to keyboard works by Haydn, June’s feature is a recording recently issued by the same... more
Mason & Hamlin, Liszt model, No. 41
Donation: Collector’s reed organ, Mason & Hamlin, Liszt model, No. 41, with blower, built circa 1889.  12 sets of reeds; optional decorative pipes now detached, 2 manuals, full pedalboard;... more

Stopped Flute and Quintadena, with Octave Coupler.

Blower and vacuum pump included.

Casework excellent. Piano works OK. All components complete.

Re-rubberclothing needed for...

Nid: 2743

1971 II/3 Delaware simulated tracker-touch pipe organ (61) pedal (32).

Perfect for practice or small church. 12 stops, 185 pipes.

Phone 330/494-3195 or e-mail by clicking below.

Nid: 2747

Two-manual/pedal, 4-rank unified.

$6,000 or best offer; buyer to remove/ship.

Currently in storage, playable before disassembling, some restoration needed.

Phone 612/554-3350...

Nid: 2755

Moeller Artiste, 3 ranks, very good condition, some renovation completed, builder ready to assist in moving for additional cost. $8,000/best offer.

414/228-8737; e-mail by clicking below....

Nid: 2758

1978 Reuter pipe organ....

Nid: 2761

Reiley tracker organ, ca. 1890. Two manuals, 9 ranks, 10 speaking stops, 4 couplers.

10' 5" wide; walnut and cherry case.

Excellent condition. Asking $42,000.


Nid: 2763

1928 Casavant pipe organ, completely restored...

Nid: 2765

Wicks organ—two manuals, four ranks, ca. 1990.

16' Rohrflute, 97 pipes; 8' Principal, 85 pipes; 4' Gemshorn, 73 pipes; 8' Trumpet, 61 pipes.

Excellent condition. Oak casework and...

Nid: 2771

Martin Pasi pipe organ for sale.

Two manuals, 24 stops, suspended-tracker action. $350,000.

Details on web at or phone 425/471-0826, or send an e-mail...

Nid: 2774

Clearing inventory—Box organ.

Specification: 8' Gedeckt, 4' Rohrflute, 2' Principal.

Case: Mahogany with extensive woodcarving.

Key compass: 54 notes from C1–e54.


Nid: 2776
Adam J. Brakel
ADAM J. BRAKEL Concert Organist The spell-binding performances of concert organist Adam J. Brakel have led to his being compared to Liszt, Gould, Bernstein, and Paganini — proving that true... more
Mason & Hamlin, Liszt model, No. 41
Donation: Collector’s reed organ, Mason & Hamlin, Liszt model, No. 41, with blower, built circa 1889.  12 sets of reeds; optional decorative pipes now detached, 2 manuals, full pedalboard;... more
As you receive this newsletter, we will be approaching the Memorial Day weekend, the official beginning of... more
As many of our readers have been very busy with Palm Sunday, Easter, and other musical events, we hope that... more
You are receiving this newsletter a week earlier than usual, as many of us are in our last week of... more
My wife Wendy’s daughter Meg is a vibrant young woman who inherited an intense sense of curiosity from her... more

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