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.
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.