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Professional Journals and Related Magazines
Call Number: ML1 .D41
The Diapason, founded in 1909, is an international journal devoted to the organ, the harpsichord, the carillon, and church music. It regularly includes feature articles, reviews, reports, news, organ specifications, and a calendar, as well as classified advertisements. Directed to a diverse reading audience, articles range from technical and scholarly to those of more general interest. Emphasis is given to material dealing with all aspects of the pipe organ.
(Editorial Mission Statement)
Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging
Call Number: ML1039 .V52
The journal of the Flemish Carillon Guild (VBV) is a quarterly magazine written in Flemish. Regular features include: "Carillons in Flanders," which spotlights a different carillon each issue (with detailed specs - including weight/diameter of each bell, a complete history of all its carillonneurs, any preserved historical curiosities, etc.); "Composer Portrait," featuring the carillon works of various composers; "Bell Legends" (interesting anecdotal and/or historical accounts); and recent news about recitals, competitions, etc. Includes many high-quality B&W photographs in each issue.
Call Number: ML1 .C9153
Keyboard magazine is directed towards the digital keyboard arts, focusing on reviews and articles of synthezizers, sound modules, computer software, and speakers. Musical genres include jazz, rock/prog rock, gospel, hip-hop, and electronica. Recent issues have featured Herbie Hancock (who appears fairly often), Fred Hersch, Thomas Dolby, Donald Fagen, and Babyface.
Piano Guild Notes
Call Number: ML1 .P53x
Published quarterly, this serves as the official journal of the American College of Musicians and its "teacher" division, the National Guild of Piano Teachers (membership includes over 10,000 piano teachers throughout the United States). Includes information on competitions and festivals.