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REED ORGAN SOCIETY QUARTERLY MAGAZINE

The Reed Organ Society of the USA publishes its Quartely Magazine all over the world for over 25 years by now.

On this page you will find short tables of content and a small picture of the front cover

To subscribe to this magnificent magazine, visit the WEBSITE where you can find the procedure to subscribe and hence become a member of the Reed Organ Society.

 

ROS Quarterly 2011, Vol. XXX, No. 2

 

Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
In Memoriam - Fritz Gellerman, by Nelson Pease
The Story of the Organ Built for Franz Liszt by the Clough & Warren Company, by Douglas C. Warren
Hugo Goes to College, by Chris Susumano
Todd Augsberger, RIP, by Brenda Ebie
A Reed Organ to the Rescue, by Terry Jankowski
Notes on the Music, by Michael Hendron
Music: March Funebre, by H.J. Stewart
The Search for a Moline, by Nancy Varner
Fayette Opera House Reed Organ Series, 2011 - 2012 Season, by Don Glasgow
Have Moline, Will Travel to Moline, by Coleman Kimbrell
Report of the Nominating Committee, by Mark Herr
A George Woods & Co. Organ Returns to Service, by Allen C. Myers
Michael Hendron Plays Washington, by Richard B. Stratton
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ROS Quarterly 2011, Vol. XXX, No. 1

 

President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
1887 Farrand & Votey FInds a New Home, by Thomas Gregory
Rebuilding Neil Young's Estey, by Jim Tyler
A Reed Organ in a Chamber Group, by Nancy Varner
An Unusual Prince, by Randy Woltz
The Miller Rescue Saga: The Deed Itself, by Charlie Robison
It's a John Malcolm Phoneon, by Milton Wainwright
Music Notes, by Michael Hendron
Music: A Rural Wedding, by W. Mason
Sharing Your Collection, by Coleman Kimbrell
A History of the Clough & Warren Organ Co. - Part IV, by Douglas C. Warren
The Heiss Haus Museum Disposition, by Coleman Kimbrell
From "Little House on the Prairie" ho Home in Ohio, by Ralph Young
About the Cover
The Double-Backfall Coupler, by Jim Tyler
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ROS Quarterly 2010, Vol. XXIX, No. 4

Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
In Memoriam: Howard Jewell, by Darcy Kuronen
My Connection with the Mustel Art Harmonium, by Gerald Dumont
A History of the Clough & Warren Organ Co. Part III, by Douglas C. Warren
Hannover Museum Honors Long-Time collector Keith Heiss by Jim Germann
A Nighttime Request Leads to a Once in a Lifetime Experience by Ralph Young
The History of the Story & Clark Organ Company: The Final Chapter, by Charlie Robison
Next ROS Conference Oct. 13-16, 2011 in Moline, Illinois
Polish Reed Organ Building by Janusz Musialik
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ROS Quarterly 2010, Vol. XXIX, No. 3

Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Vice President's Message, by Nelson Pease
Artis Wodehouse Review, by Mark V. Herr
A History of the Clough & Warren Organ Co. - Part Two,
by Couglas C. Warren
Rare Ithaca Bell Organ, by Milt Bacheller
Parlor Polka, by Arthur Bristow
George Woods & Co. Organ Restored, by Sue Bacheller
About the Cover
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ROS Quarterly 2010, Vol. XXIX, No. 2

President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Packard Reed Organ at Homeland Heritage Park, by Brenda Ebie
About the Cover
Concert Announcement
A History of the Clough & Warren Organ Co. - Part One,
by Douglas C. Warren
A Melodeon with a History, by Coleman Kimbrell
Melodeon Memories, by Lisa Philippart
A Beckwith Find, by Robert Ruby
Reed Organ Represents Heritage of University of West Alabama,
by Patrick Rupinski
Technical Tip, Jim Tyler
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ROS Quarterly 2010, Vol. XXIX, No. 1

Table of contents:
President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Mason & Hamlin "Baby" Folding Organ Rescued, by Sue Bacheller
Meeting a Waterloo Again, by Don Glasgow
The Estey Style "T" in Powell County Museum, by Scott Grazier
2009 Financial Report, by Charles Robison
CD Reviews, by Michael Hendron
Harmonium Day in the UK, by Mark Jefford
The Heroic Effort for the Year, by Coleman Kimbrell
A Reed Organ for Thacher Island, by Debra Legg
A Doherty St. 115, by Jim Tyler
Evolution of the Fan Tremolo
Red Rocks and Reed Organs, by Marilyn Swett
A Memorial Day Service with a Windsor Reed Organ in Rural Iowa, by Nancy Varner
About the Cover
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ROS Quarterly 2009, Vol. XXVIII, No. 4

This issue dedicated to the ROS Gathering 2009 in Lebanon

President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Obituary: James H. Richards
Obituary: Lambertus William Grimmius
ROS Executive Council Minutes
A Sound Investment: The Miller Organ Company
Time Line
Lebanon Gathering, 2009 - a Report
Music: Partita on "Miller"
Election Results, by Brenda Ebie
About the (Back) Cover
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ROS Quarterly 2009, Vol. XXVIII, No. 3

President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
CD Review, by John Hodge
On spiders, mice and a poor repair, by Coleman Kimbrell
Beckwith Organs Beckon, by Coleman Kimbrell
The Laura Musser Estey Player organ, by nancy J. Varner
Music: Gloria, from Mozart's Twelfth Mass, arr. by Chas. W. Landon
The tale of two Aeolian Player Organs, by Milton Wainwright
Letter to the Editor
Excepts from "Improved Easy Method" by W.W. Whitney
Reed Organs in Norway, by Hakon Sodal
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ROS Quarterly 2009, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2

President's Message, by Brenda Ebie
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Organ Reed Replacement, Voicing & Timing, by Paul Toelken
Vocalion Reed Organ, 1899, Number 4069, by Coleman Kimbrell
About the Cover
"You can't get they'ah from He'ah", by Nelson Pease
Marty Roenigk Remembered, by Nelson Pease
2009 Lebanon Reed Organ Gathering, by Mark Herr
Letters to the Editor
Nominating Committee, Interim Report
About the Inside Front Cover
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ROS Quarterly 2009, Vol. XXVIII, No. 1

President's Message, by Justin Hartz
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
A reed organ demonstraion, by Milt Bacheller
Michael Hendron at Stanford, by Mario Champagen
A dear English Pipe-Top, by Milton Wainwright
Council appoints Nominating Committee
The brand new Organ
Estey Accident Report
Letter to the Editor
Music: Voluntary No. 26, by John Zundel
Fifth Biennial Gathering of the ROS, by Rev. Mark Herr
An emergency repair at the Dillards, by Coleman Kimbrell
Mustel Harmonium inaugurated, by John Whynott
Comments by New Treasurer, by John Whynott
Estey No. 100000 comes home, by Ned Phoenix
A program of Honor of Estey No. 100000, by Ned Phoenix
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ROS Quarterly 2008, Vol. XXVII, No. 4

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President's Message, by Paul Carey
New President's Message, by Justin Hartz
On the Cover - Shoninger "Grand Cymbella"
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Four Stars Beyond Pitiful, by Coleman Kimbrell
"Show and Tell", by Nancy J. Varner
Harmonium Day in the UK, by Mark Jefford
To the Rescue We Will Go, by Mark V. Herr
Notes for the Music, by Michael Hendron
Offertoire, No. 44, by Cesar Franck
A French Harmonium Hunt - Part II, by Michael Hendron
The Great Reed Organ Exhibition, by Lawton W. Posey
What's Wrong with This Picture?
The Great Organ Haul of 2008, by Charlie Robinson
What's It For?
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ROS Quarterly 2008, Vol. XXVII, No. 3

President's Message, by Paul Carey
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
On the Cover
One that got away, by Ronald Wyatt
And one that didn't, by D.L. Bullock and Jim Tyler
Mason & Hamlin Replaces Electronic Substitute, by Marcia Lawton
How (Not) to re-wind a Mason & Hamlin Reed Organ, by Jim Tyler
A 3-manual and pedal Mason & Hamlin in St. Andrew's Church, Stockton (UK),
by Jason Fisher
A Gem on Cape Cod, by Thomas and Patricia Gregory
The Mason & Hamlin Organ of the Rancho Guajome Adobe, by Jake Enriquez,
Hector Live, Dr. Jerry Colling
A Mason & Hamlin Style 806 in Alabama, by Coleman Kimbrell
A concert on "The Baby", by Marilyn Swett
What's it for?
Estey No. 100.00, by Nelson Pease
Yet another big Mason & Hamlin, by Jim Tyler
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ROS Quarterly 2008, Vol. XXVII, No. 2

President's Message, by Paul Carey
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
On the Cover
A Wee Kist o' Whistles, by Lawton Posey
Remembering Lonnie Kuhn, by Nelson Pease
A French Harmonium Hunt (Part I), by Michael Hendron
The Reed Organ in Finland, by Joop Rodenburg
Pennsylvania ROS Gathering 2009, by Rev. Mark Herr
The Swedish Reed Organ, by Bengt Edqvist
Going Home (Sort of), by Jim Tyer
Two John Holt Giants, by Milton & Rosalie Wainwright
A Singular Case (Part 6), by Mark Jefford
Saltaire Festival, 2007, by rev. Tony Newnham
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ROS Quarterly 2008, Vol. XXVII, No. 1

President's Message, by Paul Carey
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Retired Bilhorne, No longer Doing Jail Time, by Lawton W. Posey
On the Cover
A Chadwick and Percifal Seraphine, by Horace Sellers
A Pair of Swans, by Robert F. Gellerman
Schedule A, by James Quashnock
Report on Website Use, 2007, by Joop Rodenburg
Letter to the Editor, by Thomas Harr
My Prince Melodeon, by Jonah Stiriz
A Melodeon Photo Gallery
Melodeon without a Master, published by Oliver Ditson
Three Melodeons, by Coleman Kimbrell
Dr. Adam Stewart's Seraphine, by Sue Bacheller
A Real Treat, by Jim Tyler
My Latest Reed Organ Acquisition, by Scott L. Grazier
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ROS Quarterly 2007, Vol. XXVI, No. 4

President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
New President's Message, by Paul Carey
On the Cover
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Election Results 2008-2009, by Milton Bacheller
Chapel Car Estey, by Lawton Posey
Anniversary Report, by Frances Hartmann and Don Glasgow
Anniversary Photos, made by several members
AnniversaryFest Financial Summary, by Jim Quashnock
Homecoming at Old Zion, by Mark Herr
Technical Tip, by Louis Huivenaar
ROS Financial Report, by Jim Quashnock
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ROS Quarterly 2007, Vol. XXVI, No. 3

President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
On the Cover
Getting Together, by Lonnie Kohn
Nominating Committee for 2008-2009
Letter to the Editor, by Elsa Verbyla
A Treasure Not Far Away, by Don Glasgow
Cornish Company Chapel Organ, by Brenda Ebie
Euthanasia, by Jim Tyler
A Good Time can be had by all, by Coleman Kimbrell
Slow Waltz for the Mason & Hamlin, by J. Eichberg
Ancillary Industries to the Reed Organ, by Jim Tyler
A singular Case (Part 5), by Mark Jefford
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ROS Quarterly 2007, Vol. XXVI, No. 2

President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
On the Cover
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Mattie Henderson's Grand Imperial, by Harold Alpheus Henderson
A Cross-Country Moline, by Landon and Barbara Thompson
eBay Listings, by Tom Gregory
Report from our Web Master, by Joop Rodenburg
Here Comes the Bride, James Bratton and James HIll
Article in the Form of a Letter, by Anthony G.C. Cooke
Harry Partch Revisited, by Jim Tyler
A Singular Case, by Mark Jefford
IRS Filing for Non-Profit Organisation, by Jim Quashnock
Hymns of Yesteryear, by Michael, Hendron
Reed Organs on the Prairie, by Marilyn Swett
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ROS Quarterly 2007, Vol. XXVI, No. 1

President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
On the Cover
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Getting Together, by Lonnie Kohn
New or Returning Members
The Pleasant Grove Experience, by Russell Tedder
A Singular Care (Part 3), by Mark Jefford
Friends of the Reed Organ Society
Newman Bros. Grand March
A Singular Case (Part 2), by Mark Jefford
1861 SD & HW Smith Piano-Cased Melodeon, by Colemann Kimbrell
Brilliant Variations by Walter Hewitt, by Michael Hendron
How it all Began, by Jim Quashnock
Looking Back, by Jim Tyler
DVD Review: Artis Wodehouse, by Michael Hendron
An Interesting "Find", by Jim Tyler
CD Review: Noël Au Salon, by Johan van Markesteijn
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ROS Quarterly Winter 2006, Vol. XXV, No. 4

President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
On the Cover
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
The Reed Organ that Bing Crosby played, by Douglas K. Pottratz
History of St. Alyusius Church's Vocaliion, and Bing Crosby, by Douglas K. Pottratz
A Vocalion and an Estey: Still keeping faith, by Lawton W. Posey
Friends of the Reed Organ Society
Newman Bros. Grand March
A singular case (2), by Mark Jefford
Estey Hall, Laconia, New hampshire, by Nelson Pease
Directory 2006 Update #1
The Organ Blower, by Oliver Wendell Homes
Resurrecting a Schoninger "Bell" Organ, by Jim Tyler
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ROS Quarterly Autumn 2006, Vol. XXV, No. 3

On the Cover
President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
A "Baby" Magnus, by Tom Harr
Sighting: Estey "T" restored by Fisk, by Jim Tyler
A singular case, by Mark Jefford
A basket case, by Tom Harr
Anniversary Announcement, by Terry Jankowski
Letters to the Editor, by Tom Harr
Michael Hendron concert, Fayette, by Brenda Ebie
Fayette pictorial, by Brenda Ebie
A reed organ resurrection, by Peter Padmore
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ROS Quarterly Summer 2006, Vol. XXV, No. 2

On the Cover
Editor's Message, by Jim Tyler
Help wanted, by Jim Quashnock
A hybrid organ in Australia, by Colin Adamson
Reed organ restoration workshop, by Terry Jankowski
A hybrid organ in Holland, by David Leeuwenburgh
Wesite Activity in 2005, by Joop Rodenburg
The hybrid organ at St. Paul's Anglican, by Robert Pelletier
A beautiful Estey in Albuquerque, by Lawton W. Posey
Music education of the American Reed Organist, by Brian D. Ebie
e-Bay Watchdog, by TOm Gregory
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ROS Quarterly Spring 2006, Vol. XXV, No. 1

On the Cover
Dale Williams remembered, by Paul D. Carey
Surviving Katrina, by Berley Firmin
Restoration of a derelict, by Arthur B. Hess
A week to live in Infamy, by Nelson Pease
President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
Secretary's Report covering 2005, by Brenda Ebie
A Smith organ in the Australian Bush, by John Semmens
A Vocalion in Australia, By john Semmens
A Vocalion in the US, by Jim Tyler
New By-Laws 2005, by the By-Laws Committees
Vice-President's Message, by Lonnie Kuhn
Treasurer's Report, by Jim Quashnock
Friends of the ROS, by Jim Quashnock
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ROS Quarterly Winter 2005, Vol. XXIV, No. 4

On the Cover
President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
EsteyFest: The Beginning, by Lonnie Kuhn
An Ethnomusicologist's View, by Dennis Waring
EsteyFest - Observations, by Ian Thompson
Reminiscences of an Estey Employee, by Christopher W. Brown
EsteyFest Highlights, by Marilyn Swett
Saturday Afternoon at EsteyFest, by Terry Jankowski
EsteyFest - Notes, by Ian Thompson
Finally... Thank You All, by Nelson Pease
S.D. & H.W. Smith American Pipe-Top, by Brenda Ebie
Restoration of Smith American, by Donald Glasgow
Robert D. "Bob" Gault, by Marilyn Swett
Estey Advertising, by Joop Rodenburg
"Musik" for the Quarterly
Harmonium Happenings, by Pam Fluke
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ROS Quarterly Autumn 2005, Vol. XXIV, No. 3

On the Cover
President's Message, by Wayne T. Warren
A.J. Tschantz, Organ Builder, by Brenda Ebie
"Musick" for the Quarterly
eBay Watchdog, by Tom Gregory
Sixty Reed Organs "on the Move", by Anthony G. C. Cooke
In Memoriam John F. Morningstar
An impossible Dream, by Coleman Kimbrell
Moline Cabinet Organ Company, by Nancy Varner
Reed Organ Stop Names, by Ian C.L. Thompson
The "Astoria" Trilogy, by Laurence Libin / Bob Lewis
Reviving Interest in the Reed Organ, by Justin Hartz
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ROS Quarterly Summer 2005, Vol. XXIV, No. 2

A Visit to Larry Leonard's "Estey Hall", by John Carnahan
The Estey GRAND SALON, by Reed Fennell
Friends of the ROS
Auditor's Report, by June E. Reitz
Message from the Treasurer, by James Quashnock
From the Editor's Desk, by Nelson Pease
A Most Unusual Instrument, by John Morley
Addendum to Wick desk organ, by Robert Gellerman
The Restoration of an 1892 Moline, by Coleman Kimbrell
To the Editor, by Bill Pugh
The Reed Organ Music Series, by Michael Hendron (with music enclosed!)
Wainwrights' Reed Organ Museum, by Brenda Ebie
EsteyFest 2005
Deacon Jones and the "Orgin Fellers", by Joop Rodenburg
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ROS Quarterly Spring 2005, Vol. XXIV, No. 1

Cover Story - Oedipuss, by Nelson Pease
President's message, by Wayne Warren
Time Machine, by Nelson Pease
ROS Website Status and Usage Reports, by Joop Rodenburg
Nominating Committee Prepares Slate for 2006 - 2007 Slots
ROS Financial Report, by James J. Quashnock
Some early organized Pianos with Free-Reed stops, by Laurence Libin
EsteyFest 2005
The Reed Organ Music Series, by Michael Hendron
2004 Annual Report of the ROS Secretary, by Brenda Ebie
From the Editor's Desk, by Nelson Pease
In Memory of Vincent E. Gilbert, by John Morely and James Higby
A singing VOCALION in Poca, West Virginia, by Lawton W. Posey
The Estey Grand Salon Reed Organ, by Brenda Ebie
Estey Grand Salon Specifications, by Reed Fennell
Estey Grand Salon Survey Notice, by Reed Fennell
Frederic Sevrey Pelton (1936 - 2005), by Brenda Ebie
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ROS Quarterly Winter 2004, Vol. XXIII, No. 4

EsteyFest 2005
President's message, by Wayne Warren
Oddments from the Editor's desk, by Nelson Pease
A Rocky Mountain Musicale, by Marilyn Swett
The Uxbridge - a new experience, by Coleman Kimbrell
Martin Ellis in concert at Fayette, by Donald Glasgow
eBay Watchdog, by Tom Gregory
The reed organ music series, by Michael Hendron
Poem: The old pump organ, by Barbara Barrow
Dominion Organ Comp memorabilia found, by Joop Rodenburg
Two historical societies - 2 reed organs, by Terry Jankowski
Mason & Hamlin model 86K in concert, by Brenda Ebie
EsteyFest off-site tours announced
United States Organs, revisited, by Brenda Ebie

ROS Quarterly Autumn 2004, Vol. XXIII, No. 3

The truth about Charley, by Wayne Warren
United States Organs and Melodeons, by Brenda Ebie
Letters to the editor
New life for Seybold 2MP reed-pipe organ, by Donald .H. Martins
EsteyFest 2005, an announcement
Report from Japan, by Rey Akai
In a free moment... the reed organ reed, by David Frostick
Disassembling a reed organ, by John Morningstar
Estey & Green melodeon in Estey Museum, by Ned Phoenix
Provenance of Estey & Greene Melodeon, by Nelson Pease

ROS Quarterly Summer 2004, Vol. XXIII, No. 2

A fond adieu, by Pam Fluke
New president's message - June 2004, by Wayne Warren
On the cover - Welcome in Fayette, by Nelson Pease
Fayette 2004 - Careful planning - Cordial Welcome, by Lonnie Kuhn
Fayette 2004 - Friday highlights, by Marilyn Swett
ROSsers can enjoy pipe organs too, by Terry Jankowski
A backward glance - Fayette - Saturday, by Brenda Ebie
Fayette 2004 - Reed Organs in concert
Fayette 2004 - Just folks enjoying
Fayette 2004 - Final events, food, music photos
Fayette 2004 - Minutes Council Meeting, by Brenda Ebie
EsteyFest 2005 - Preliminary Information
Welcome to new staff members, by Nelson Pease
A Letter from the Publicity Chairman ROS, by R. Lee Parks
A mini reed organ museum in Deer Lodge, by Scott Grazier
Rossini's harmonium mass in Connecticut, by Brian Roges
A Vocalion in search of a voice Lawton W. Posey
A Bilhorn portable, by Pam and Phil Fluke
CD Review -Nico Declerck Cloches du Soir, by John C. Hodge

ROS Quarterly Spring 2004, Vol. XXIII, No. 1

Table of contents:
Message from President: the Reisner Organ, by Pam Fluke
On the cover: The automatic organ
Comments by the treasurer, by Jim Quashnock
Annual report of the secreary, 2003, by Brenda Ebie
Report 2003 - ROS Website, by Joop Rodenburg
Reconstruction of Bilhor Telescope organ, by R. Billinger
The Bilhorn Organ, by Pam Fluke
Friends of the Reed Organ Society
eBay Watchdog, by Tom Gregory
Johnson Music, by Brenda Ebie
What is a reed organ worth?, by Coleman Kimbrell
Estey Organ Exhibit Brattleboro, by Ned Phoenix
Bruckner 7th Symphony with harmonium, by Brenda Ebie
Reed Organ Fest Fayette announcement
A visit to the Mustel Store - Paris, France, by Tom Gregory