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Adrian Batten
Adrian Batten (c. 1591 – c. 1637) was an English organist and Anglican church composer. He was active during an important period of English church music, between the Reformation and the Civil War in the 1640s. During this perio...
Composer
Leo Sowerby
Leo Sowerby (May 1, 1895 – July 7, 1968), American composer and church musician, was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and was often called the “Dean of American church music” in the early to mid ...
Composer
Charles Avison
Charles Avison (/ˈeɪvᵻsən/; 16 February 1709 (baptised) – 9 or 10 May 1770) was an English composer during the Baroque and Classical periods. He was a church organist at St John The Baptist Church in Newcastle and at St. Nichol...
Contributor
John Stainer
Sir John Stainer (6 June 1840 – 31 March 1901) was an English composer and organist whose music, though not generally much performed today (except for The Crucifixion, still heard at Passiontide in many churches of the Anglican...
Editor
Cornelis Schuyt
Cornelis Floriszoon Schuyt (1557 – 9 June 1616) was a Dutch organist and Renaissance composer. Cornelis Floriszoon Schuyt was born in Leiden in 1557. He was the son of Floris Corneliszoon Schuyt (1529/30–1601), the organist of ...
Composer
Gaspar Cassadó
Gaspar Cassadó i Moreu (30 September 1897 – 24 December 1966) was a Spanish cellist and composer of the early 20th century from Catalonia. He was born in Barcelona to a church musician father, Joaquim Cassadó, and began taking ...
Composer
Melchior Vulpius
Melchior Vulpius (c. 1570 in Wasungen – 7 August 1615 in Weimar) was a German singer and composer of church music. Vulpius came from a poor craftsman's family. He studied at the local school in Wasungen (in Thuringia) with Joha...
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Joachim Neander
Joachim Neander (Neumann) (1650 – 31 May 1680) was a German Reformed (Calvinist) Church teacher, theologian and hymn writer whose most famous hymn, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (German: Lobe den Herren...
Librettist
Gottfried August Homilius
Gottfried August Homilius (2 February 1714 – 2 June 1785) was a German composer, cantor and organist. He is considered one of the most important church composers of the generation following Bach's, and was the main representati...
Composer
Frederick Bridge
Sir John Frederick Bridge CVO (5 December 1844 – 18 March 1924) was an English organist, composer, teacher and writer. From a musical family, Bridge became a church organist before he was 20, and he achieved his ambition to bec...
Composer
Samuel A. Ward
Samuel Augustus Ward (Dec. 28, 1847 – Sept. 28, 1903) was an American organist and composer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he studied music in New York and became an organist at Grace Episcopal Church in his home town in ...
Composer
Louis Niedermeyer
Abraham Louis Niedermeyer (27 April 1802 – 14 March 1861) was a composer chiefly of church music but also of a few operas, and a teacher who took over the École Choron, duly renamed École Niedermeyer, a school for the ...
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William Mason
William Mason (Boston, January 24, 1829 – New York City, July 14, 1908) was an American composer and pianist and a member of a musical family. His father was composer Lowell Mason, a leading figure in American church music, and...
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Justin S. Smith
John Stafford Smith (30 March 1750 – 21 September 1836) was a British composer, church organist, and early musicologist. He was one of the first serious collectors of manuscripts of works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Stafford Smit...
Author
Dieterich Buxtehude
Dieterich Buxtehude was a Danish-German organist and composer of the Baroque period. His organ works represent a central part of the standard organ repertoire and are frequently performed at recitals and in church services. He ...
Composer
Jordan Smith
Music Director, Symphony Number One. Music Director, Govans Presbyterian Church. Occasional contributor, Baltimore Magazine. Formerly: Gr. Asst. Conductor, Peabody Opera Theater. Music Director, Ars Nova Dallas. Cover Conductor...
Recent House of Worship Projects
FRONT of HOUSE (2015) Vol. 13, No. 12, pp. 28-29,32,34
... Installations of new equipment in churches are featured. ...
... The July 22, 2012, concert by Churches at Glasglow's Stereo is reviewed. ...
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Singende Kirche (2012) Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 33
... Information on church bells at churches in Austria is presented. ...