An organ work by Kirchhoff discovered. Gottfried Kirchhoff’s 325th birthday  by Maxim Serebrennikov

Robert Schumann’s BACH-fugues by Robert Jan August

Robert Jan August Robert Schumann’s BACH-fuguesHet ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 4, 4-21 [summary] Robert Schumann, who was born two hundred years ago this year, was very proud of his Sechs Fugen über den Namen ‘BACH’ (op. 60). He expected that the cycle, which he composed in...
An organ work by Kirchhoff discovered. Gottfried Kirchhoff’s 325th birthday  by Maxim Serebrennikov

Calvin, Calvinists, and the organ by Jan Luth

Jan Luth Calvin, Calvinists, and the organHet ORGEL 104 (2009), nr. 6, 4-9 [summary] The reformer Johannes Calvin thought that no instruments might be used in the liturgy and that polyphony should not be permitted either. According to him, the apostle Paul in 1...
v  by Joep van Leeuwen

v by Joep van Leeuwen

Joep van Leeuwen Jazzguitar meets churchorganHet ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 5, 4-11 [summary] Is it possible to play jazz using jazz guitar and pipe organ? This is the central question in the project ‘Jazz Guitar meets Church Organ’, that started in 2009 in Maastricht (NL)...
An organ work by Kirchhoff discovered. Gottfried Kirchhoff’s 325th birthday  by Maxim Serebrennikov

The organ Works of Wim de Ruiter by Jan Hage

Jan Hage The organ Works of Wim de RuiterHet ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 1, 4-15 [summary] The Dutch composer Wim de Ruiter (*1943) has written more than ten works for organ. De Ruiter’s compositional career can be divided into two phases. The first includes the 60s and 70s...
The ‘Göteborg International Organ Academy 2009’ by Erik Zwiep

The ‘Göteborg International Organ Academy 2009’ by Erik Zwiep

Erik Zwiep The ‘Göteborg International Organ Academy 2009’Het ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 1, 16-19 [summary] The ‘Göteborg International Organ Academy’ (GIOA) took place from 7-15 August. The festival distinguishes itself from other festivals by the emphatic academic...
An organ work by Kirchhoff discovered. Gottfried Kirchhoff’s 325th birthday  by Maxim Serebrennikov

Organ information in historical newspapers by Hans Beek

Hans Beek Organ information in historical newspapersHet ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 5, 34-35 [summary] On May 28, 2010, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal Library) in The Hague presented the website http://kranten.kb.nl . The website makes available the text of a great...
Martin Luther and the organ by Robin A. Leaver

Martin Luther and the organ by Robin A. Leaver

Robin A. Leaver Martin Luther and the organHet ORGEL 106 (2010), nr. 3, 4-11 [summary] In past centuries the reformer Martin Luther has often been portrayed as someone who strongly criticized the use of the organ in the liturgy. Indeed Luther expressed himself...