August 2004 (Number 329) includes features on:
The Schulze Organ of St Bartholomew's, Armley - David Baker and Mark Smee describe the history of this organ and the recent festival celebrating its restoration by Harrison & Harrison.
Web link: www.armley-schulze.freeserve.co.uk.
- Star Organ - Andrew Hayden describes the organ of All Saints, St Ives, Huntingdonshire, where most of the 1894 Gern pipework remains. Web links: NPOR (record N03114) and Music at St Ives.
- Felá Sówándé - Lucius R Weathersby PhD analyses the styles and influences of his compositions for organ.
- GOArt and organ documentation - Sverker Jullander looks at how and why organs should be documented. Web link: GOArt.
- Silver Sounds - the second part of Roger Rayner's article on Silbermann's instruments.
Arnold Dolmetsch and the organ - Gerald Gifford examines Dolmetsch's relationship with early music.
- I was there - Kerry Downes shares some memories of his father Ralph.
- Royal Albert Hall restored - David Baker gives his impression of the newly restored 9,999 pipe leviathan.
- Hamilton Harty - Eric Malone introduces a Belfast-based organist who played for Queen Victoria.
- RCO Young Organists 2004 - Brian Hick introduces some young organists who deserve to become well-known.
- Stephen Layton - Brian Hick discusses his work with the Temple Choir and Polyphony.
- News - including overseas journals and more. Web links: OMSS,
Toulouse les Orgues, Michael Barone's
Pipedreams radio show, the Kotka Festival, the
Hereford Cathedral and
The BBC Proms.
as well as new organ installations (The Jennings organ of St Mary's, Streatley is shown above right), reviews of choral and organ CDs (don't forget the extra ones here
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