March 2022

Editor's note: Click on the link above to view the front cover of the April 1951 issue of The Diapason and announcement of Opus 1132 for the Church of the Redeemer, New Haven, Connecticut. The organ’s first career In 1951 New Haven’s…
Editor’s note: the first part of this series appeared in the February 2022 issue of The Diapason, pages 12–17. Introduction Based on correspondence in Barbara Owen’s and Charles Callahan’s books, we learned in the previous issue that it…
Ringing through the night Wendy and I left our apartment in Greenwich Village in March of 2020, fleeing from the burgeoning epidemic to the relative safety of our home in Maine. Although the current second wave with choices of variants is…
Further thoughts about rhythm, part 4 After writing my last column and in the course of searching for further ideas about rhythm, I came across this quote, which was new to me and I quite like. It is from a review of Rhythm and Tempo by…
David Allan Drinkwater David Allan Drinkwater, 92, died in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on October 14, 2021. He was born December 16, 1928, in Kokomo, Indiana, and earned his Bachelor of Music degree in 1952 from Indiana University,…