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Wicks Organ Company, Highland, Illinois First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Opus 6419 From the spectacular display of floral color...
The Reuter Organ Company, Lawrence, Kansas St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria, Louisiana, Opus 2218 A handsome and acoustically marvelous space...
Introduction The careers of numerous American organbuilders in the late 19th and early 20th centuries are the story of a journey—from Europe to the...
France is divided into “départements” that represent the political subdivisions of the country. Much work has been done in the last decade by...
Yesterday was Easter. I’ve spent the last three weeks roaring around New England in a flurry of organ tuning. As I moved from church to church I had...
SEHKS 2006 Perhaps not all roads, but sufficient ones led to Rome (Georgia), where the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society held its 26th annual...
Yale Congress The 64th Congress of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America will take place at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, from...
Heinrich Fleischer, noted organist and teacher, died on February 28 in Crystal, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb, at the age of 93. The cause of death...
Gober Organs, Inc., Elora, Ontario, Canada The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (ELCA), Brooklyn, Ohio The classic form of the tracker organ,...
Casavant Frères, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada Principia College, Cox Auditorium, Elsah, Illinois, Opus 3838 The history of Principia dates from...
Our last official job for Aeolian-Skinner was First Presbyterian in Laurel, Mississippi. The church’s original organ was an Austin, and we had...
Those interested in organ playing and organ building have since 1909 turned to The Diapason as a font of information. There have been wonderful...
Organ conferences centered on repertoire, performance practice, and history rather than purely practical matters are few and far between. Outside of...
Thar she blows—some more While writing my column last month I ran out of space and had plenty of air left, so today I continue my stream-of-...
Tom Hazleton (1942–2006), global ambassador of the classical and theatre organ world, passed peacefully in his sleep after a day of recording on the...
In December 2003, Levsen Organ Company, Buffalo, Iowa, started the rebuild of the 3-manual Wicks pipe organ at First United Methodist Church in...
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, Lithonia, Georgia First Presbyterian Church, Savannah, Georgia The new pipe organ for First Presbyterian Church,...
The fiftieth convention of the Organ Historical Society was itself an historical occasion and was held in an appropriately historical locale in...
This is the second in a series of “organ lessons” by Jan-Piet Knijff. The first, “Bruhns’s ‘Little’ E-minor,” appeared in the January 2006 issue of...
Thar she blows! I know I share with many organbuilders the sense that the organ is alive. Stand inside an organ chamber when the blower is off and...
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