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Mander Organs,  London, England Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York, New York 25th anniversary of the organ   From the Director of Music  Ministries Much has been written about the propensity of music to...
The Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec is an important and historic location for the Catholic Church in North America as it was here the Church of Our Lady of Peace (Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix) was built in 1647....
Church musicians representing all regions of the United States, the Bahamas, and Canada gathered on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington for this year’s Sacred Music Intensive Workshop, June 5–9. There were more...
Ricercare (Ital.), “. . . ricercare is a verb, meaning to investigate, query, inquire, search out with diligence . . . testing the tuning, probing the key . . . .” (Johann Gottfried Walther, Musikalisches Lexikon,...
From “A” to “Z”   A = Aliénor On Saturday evening, May 12, 2018, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the closing program for the forthcoming 2018 conference of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (...
The Kotzschmar Organ At 2:23 a.m. on January 24, 1908, a fire started, ironically, in the wiring of a new-fangled fire alarm system that was housed in the office of the city electrician on the third floor of City Hall in...
Helping Students Choose Fingerings VI At the beginning of this series of columns I mentioned (warned?) that I was planning to let myself muse about the subject in a leisurely fashion, spread out over quite a few months. The...
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