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When it’s time, it’s time. Old friends from New Haven came to New York for an overnight visit on Friday, April 13. We heard the Boston Symphony...
A glimpse into actual eighteenth-century performance practices Early in April I received a copy of Beverly Jerold’s fascinating article on...
The Conference of Roman Catholic Cathedral Musicians (CRCCM) met in Kalamazoo, Michigan, January 8–11 for its thirty-fifth annual gathering. Thomas...
The presence of two American organists as recitalists and lecturers at the Beijing Baroque Music Festival in November 2017 can be seen as significant...
Since the Renaissance, keyboard repertoire has included pieces originally written for other instruments. Beginning in the nineteenth century, the...
Lee T. Lovallo Pipe Organs Antelope, California Paul Dessau residence Carmichael, California Constructed in 2016 and 2017, this new organ was...
Cornel Zimmer Organ Builders, Denver, North Carolina Opus 135 Summerall Chapel at The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina Established in 1842, The...
More on performance As I listened to the recording of the concert that inspired last month’s column, the experience gave me a few further things to...
Trash or treasure? My great-grandfather Cheney was a silk trader in the first years of the twentieth century. He and his seven brothers built a large...
Dandrieu’s harpsichord music Hot on the heels of May’s review of a compact disc devoted to keyboard works by Haydn, June’s feature is a recording...
This article is a continuation of a feature in the August 2015, June 2016, July 2017, and February 2018 issues of The Diapason. This article was...
The interview took place in Mr. Cleobury’s office in Gibbs Hall at King’s College, Thursday, October 31, 2017. At 5:30 that afternoon he led the...
Andover Organ Company marks seventy years by Matthew M. Bellocchio Anniversaries invite us to reflect upon our past and contemplate how far we have...
Seeking Haydn A recent compact disc of compositions by Joseph Haydn performed on the harpsichord has provided novelty for the ears as well as...
A particular performance This month, I take a slight detour from the map that I laid out for myself when I began this series of columns, because by...
Give it your life For many people, a job is just a job. I’ve seen film clips of people working in industrial-scale meat packing facilities, flailing...
After attending Morning Prayer at Christ Church during the summer of 1873, a visitor wrote:   The church bells ring at half past nine, and speak...
Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders, Antioch, Illinois First Church of Christ, Scientist, Libertyville, Illinois Fabry, Inc., was contracted to rebuild...
Létourneau Pipe Organs,  Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec,  Canada, Opus 133 Waldensian Presbyterian Church, Valdese,  North Carolina  ...
Nunc Dimittis Curtis “Curt” John Oliver, 74, died January 29 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born September 6, 1943, in St. Paul, Minnesota, he began...
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