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Quimby Pipe Organs,  Warrensburg, Missouri Two organs in North Carolina In 2017, Quimby Pipe Organs (QPO) completed the installation of two small-to-medium sized instruments in North Carolina. Both projects incorporated...
Muller Pipe Organ Company, Croton, Ohio Saint Paul the Apostle Parish, Westerville, Ohio The highlight of Muller Pipe Organ Company’s ninety-fifth anniversary year was the completion of the new pipe organ for Saint Paul the...
Editor’s note: Part 1 of this article was published in the August 2018 issue of The Diapason, pages 16–20.   The casework in pictures The entire casework of Opus 161 is executed in solid black walnut, and in the author’...
Armand-Louis Couperin: Complete Keyboard Works During this past concert season I have been revisiting a few of my favorite harpsichord solos from the French repertoire. High among these have been several works by Armand-...
Lunching with geniuses I used to be an avid baseball fan. Starting with the “Impossible Dream,” the fabled 1967 season of the Boston Red Sox, I followed the hometown team aided and abetted by my father, who had grown up in...
Reflections from a trip I recently returned from an unusually long vacation, and it has been around six weeks since I have taught or even played a note on the organ or harpsichord. For part of this time I was traveling in...
Nunc Dimittis Nelson Bernard Newby, 72, died May 30. Born in Hartsburg, Illinois, in 1945, he graduated from Hartsburg-Emden High School in 1963. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served from 1968–1969. Upon his return, he...
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