Latest Organ Stories

2009-12-09 09:00:00

Nebraska Family's Story Comes Alive in Floragraph OMAHA, Neb., Dec.

2009-08-28 10:27:11

Salpinx, barbiton, aulos, syrinx. Never heard them? Never heard of them? Neither had anyone else, for centuries. Until now.

2009-05-05 15:45:00

A Japanese scientist claims that humans may be able to harvest transplant organs from sheep within a decade.

2009-02-28 14:10:21

Kennedy Center officials in Washington say they're in a dilemma over a pipe organ that makes embarrassing noises but costs too much to repair or replace. The center's organ, installed in 1972, emits loud whining noises of its own volition, which is embarrassing during concerts, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The thing is non-functional, really, said Julian Wachner, music director of the Washington Chorus. The organ was poorly constructed and renovations moved it 15 feet back,...

2008-12-10 09:14:00

Special Float is Tribute to Nebraska Family's Story of Organ Donation OMAHA, Neb., Dec.

2008-10-10 18:00:34

By CRAIG SMITH Major assembly required On Feb. 24, nearly 100 congregants of First Presbyterian Church came together to help unload a huge present they had given themselves, the city's musical community, and the future.

2008-09-21 12:00:20

By Edward Reichel Deseret News Each year the Eccles Organ Festival at the Cathedral of the Madeleine attracts organists from around the world. Since the festival spans only five concerts (spread out over two months), it's not easy deciding on whom to invite.

2008-09-15 12:00:15

Providence Presbyterian Church (9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031), "Where Life and Faith Connect," today announced its concert season's opening performance, "Sights and Sounds of the Pipe Organ." Nationally recognized performers, Mary Mozelle, organist, and Dennis Owens, retired WGMS morning host, will combine their talents to demonstrate the magnificence of Providence's new Lively-Fulcher pipe organ.

2008-08-31 12:00:23

By Bill Blankenship By Bill Blankenship THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL An English organist whose concert tour includes stops at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles will perform today at Topeka's Grace Episcopal Cathedral.

2008-08-10 15:00:26

Retired Air Force Col. Jack Moelmann spent $118,000 to rent out New York's Radio City Music Hall for an organ recital, the New York Post says.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.