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Timeline of the Organ/Westfield Center The Organ: King of Instruments, ed. Gregory Hayes The Hazel Wright Organ
The Hazel Wright Organ
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Published as part of Festival Organ: The King of Instruments, an interactive exhibition, concerts, informal lectures, and demonstrations in celebration of the organ (1995-97), this eight panel, full-color fold-out brochure is a printed version of the Timeline display from Westfield's Festival Organ exhibit. It traces the history of the organ from the 6th century B.C.E. through modern times, correlated to major events of history. This booklet was first published in conjunction with Westfield's Festival Orgran exhibit. In the first part, three scholars offer brief essays on the organ's history, the organ in American life, and the organ's unique connection to architecture. The second part of this booklet provides materials explain more about the organ and its music.
Few pipe organs in history have received as much attention as the iconic Fratelli Ruffatti instrument dedicated in May, 1982. This 178-page book tells the story leading up to the recent restoration following the Dioceses of Orange's acquisition. The content, by David Crean, describes the organ's history and the cathedral's music programming, highlighted by historical photographs, interviews with key players, and complete organ specifications, plus a list of all concert programs and performers from 1982-1998.
Hamburg's Role in Northern European Organ Building by Gustav Fock, translated and edited by Lynn Edwards and Edward C. Pepe, with a forward and appendix by Harald Vogel. Orphei Organi Antiqui: Essays in Honor of Harald Vogel, ed. Cleveland Johnson
The Definitive Work on Renaissance and Early Baroque Organ Building in Northern Germany 160 pages, photographs Orphei Organi Antiqui, "for the Orpheus of the Historic Organ," is a book of essays about organs that celebrates the multifaceted career and visionary endeavors of Harald Vogel, a pioneering authority on German keyboard performance of the eighteenth-century and earlier. This Festschrift publication, in celebration of Vogel's 65th birthday, brings together twenty-one articles and essays on topics reflecting the colorful spectrum of his interests. The volume begins with writings about Harald Vogel---the man, teacher, performer, and scholar. Further contributions deal with issues of keyboard literature, performance practice, improvisation, congregational singing, organ restoration, and organ culture.