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Foley-Baker, Inc., Tolland, Connecticut Saving Organs—“101” Times have changed, and over recent decades there’s been added concentration on the complete reconditioning of pipe organs. As many will note, rather than only new instruments,…
Schoenstein & Co., Benicia, California Mikell Chapel, Cathedral of Saint Philip, Atlanta, Georgia A small instrument in a busy Episcopal cathedral chapel carries a heavy load of musical responsibility. In one day it may have to serve a…
Matthew Buller Matthew Buller is a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and a candidate for the Artist Diploma at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio, where he studies with Arvid Gast. He earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of…
Elements of old and new make for fertile ground in organ composition; Klaus Huber (1924–2017) built his organ works on this ground. Although even the most recent organ works can hardly be considered new, they still stand outside of the…
Le Clavecin Mythologique Le Clavecin Mythologique is the title of L’Encelade compact disc EL 1801, the most recent recording by harpsichordist Anne Marie Dragosits playing the Pascal Taskin harpsichord from 1787 now in the Prof. Dr.…
The human touch Choral music is not one of life’s frills. It’s something that goes to the very heart of our humanity, our sense of community, and our souls. You express, when you sing, your soul in song. And when you get together with a…
Students’ Listening II Why should anyone ever listen to music? That is, of course, a ridiculous question. It is obvious from history that listening to music is fundamentally human: a desire or even a need, and maybe a definitional part of…
Appointments Isaac Drewes is appointed the Association of Anglican Musicians Gerre Hancock Intern for 2019–2020, and he will serve his internship at St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois. Stephen Buzard is director of music for…
Nunc Dimittis William A. Crowle (Bill), 62, died March 16 in Vernon Hills, Illinois. He began piano study at the age of four and violin at six. He attended Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, where he studied composition with…