Articles

December 23, 2020
Very few organs survive the depredations of time. Some are the victims of wars and fires, but most…
December 23, 2020
BWV 565 has survived only through one single copy by Johannes Ringk (1717–1778), with the title…
December 23, 2020
How does it work? It happened again. I sat at this desk for days mud wrestling with an unruly topic…
December 23, 2020
Utterly miscellaneous This month’s column is a grab bag of topics: a paragraph or so on several…
December 23, 2020
Bryan Keith Gray, 72, died October 24, 2020. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, March 2, 1948…
November 24, 2020
A long time ago, a young John Peragallo, Sr., made his way up to Boston from what was then a much…
November 24, 2020
Flentrop Orgelbouw, Zaandam, Netherlands Dypvåg kirke, Tvedestrand, Norway The work of Arp…
November 24, 2020
In 1984, William T. Van Pelt, then the executive director of the Organ Historical Society, wrote in…
November 24, 2020
Passing eras My mother’s grandmother died in Boston in 1959 when I was three years old. I have a…