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Helping Students Choose Fingerings III I continue here the discussion of whether it is better to let students work out their own fingerings or to...
On the road again . . . What do you get when you play a country song backwards? —You get your dog back, you get your truck back, you get your wife...
By Larry Palmer    Celebrating Scott Ross The Diapason for October 1971 (62nd year, number 11, whole number 743) featured a non-organ event...
This article is a continuation of a feature in the August 2015 and June 2016 issues of The Diapason. This essay was delivered as a lecture for the...
Preface The 1863 E. & G. G. Hook organ, Opus 322, is not only one of the best preserved of the earlier instruments of that firm, it had the good...
Peragallo Pipe Organ Company, Paterson, New Jersey Cathedral of Ss. Simon and Jude, Phoenix, Arizona   From the Builder   Make no little...
Nunc Dimittis Harry Huber, 102, of Salina, Kansas, died January 13. He was born January 17, 1914, in Gibbstown, New Jersey. He studied at Temple...
Three-score and ten: Celebrating Richard Kingston Born June 6, 1947, Richard Kingston reaches his Biblical milestone of 70 years this month. Now he...
Frank Hastings, of the Weston Hastings For the past 25 years or so, I’ve been caring for a lovely little organ in a Lutheran church in Waltham,...
Helping Students Choose Fingerings II This month I want to pose a most fundamental question: should we give fingerings to our students, or should we...
Sitting under a shade tree in his backyard last summer, sipping iced tea with Charles and Birgitta Hendrickson, I asked him about his philosophy of...
Bach’s aptly titled Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 903, is a composition for keyboard—clavichord, harpsichord, or pianoforte—that...
This is the fourth and final installment in a series of articles that offer ideas for enriching service playing. (The first installment, on hymn...
Glück Pipe Organs,  New York, New York Immanuel United Church of Christ, West Bend, Wisconsin The new pipe organ in Immanuel United Church of...
Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, Illinois Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Charleston, South Carolina 1963 Noehren organ, St.Richard of Chichester...
Nunc Dimittis Joseph Edwin Lee, Jr., 95, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died February 6. He was born January 22, 1922, in Moscow, Idaho, and raised in...
Italian Christmas:  Fiesole Revisited Reader Mark Dirksen, business manager for John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Champaign, Illinois,...
Music in terrible times   This will be our response to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before...
Helping Students Choose Fingerings After two months spent on something interesting and useful yet rather tangential to organ teaching (the clavichord...
The Diapason’s third annual “20 Under 30” selections came from a field that included over 110 nominations. The nominees were evaluated based upon...
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