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Church musicians from 27 states and the Virgin Islands gathered on the mountain at DuBose Conference Center in Monteagle, Tennessee, for the 56th...
Recent DNA tests on a human skull preserved at the Salzburg Mozart-eum have failed to establish that these bones were ever part of the great Mozart....
What is art? For the last several years the Organ Clearing House has been involved in the preservation of a mighty organ. M. P. Möller’s Opus 5819 (...
John R. Turnbull died May 4 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at the age of 66. Born in Frederick, Oklahoma, he held degrees in organ and piano from...
David Petty & Associates, Eugene, Oregon First United Methodist Church, Eugene, Oregon The Petty portative is one of four virtually identical...
Bedient Pipe Organ Company, Roca, Nebraska St. Mark’s Pro-Cathedral, Hastings, Nebraska Hastings, Nebraska, 1927. While Edwin Perkins was perfecting...
From Ochsenhausen, Biggs and company moved on to the jaw-dropper of all the Baroque places they would visit: Ottobeuren. Like a great white ship...
This article was inspired by Ralph Kneeream’s elegant and moving tribute to Searle Wright in the November 2004 issue of The Diapason. Dr. Kneeream...
Despite the long and glorious history of outstanding organist-composers at l’Eglise de la Sainte Trinité in Paris, France, featuring such notables as...
Acoustics: science or mystery? Ten years ago the Organ Clearing House was involved in the relocation of an E. & G. G. Hook organ from Woburn,...
Jeffri W. Bantz, 52, died July 31 after a brief illness. A native of Marion, Indiana, he moved with his family to Florida in 1969 when his father,...
Gober Organs, Inc., Elora, Ontario, Canada The Oratory, St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota This one-manual organ was conceived expressly...
Kegg Pipe Organ Builders, Hartville, Ohio The Sharkey-Corrigan Organ, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas From the President of the...
The 2006 Institute for Sacred Music sponsored by the University of Iowa was held January 26–28 in Iowa City. This year’s presenters included Don...
One advantage of retirement is having the luxury of hearing colleagues and ensembles here and abroad. Of course you don’t have to be retired, but the...
“Why not just one more?” The great number of takes and inserts in the recording sessions at Kirchheimbolanden reflect the typical tally for any stop...
Hooray, hooray for the Mozart trip—we are delighted at the prospect of another race through Europe with you!” So began the aerogram from E. Power...
From the ashes In the September 2005 issue of The Diapason, I wrote about the destruction of a venerable pipe organ in a Boston church. E. & G. G...
Forrest Campbell Mack died on May 24 at the University Commons Nursing Home in Worcester, Massachusetts; he was 64. Born on January 18, 1942, in...
Finally, by mid-September, Biggs had everything safely in hand; and, within a few weeks, he had distilled the countless takes into a program for The...
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