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Organ Instrument History - The History of the English Organ
The History of the English

Organ Instrument History

This highly readable and lavishly illustrated work describes the history of organs built in England from AD 900 to the present day. The author's experience in organ building gives the account all the benefits of first-hand experience. Stephen Bicknell also draws on new research and includes many important discoveries made during the past twenty years. Written in an elegant, entertaining and informed manner, the book is a vital and much-needed addition to current organ literature.

  • Brand: Brand: Cambridge University Press
  • ASIN: 0521654092
Organ Instrument History - The Organs of J.S. Bach: A Handbook
The Organs of J.S. Bach: A

Organ Instrument History

The Organs of J. S. Bach is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the organs encountered by Bach throughout Germany in his roles as organist, concert artist, examiner, teacher, and visitor. Newly revised and updated, the book's entries are listed alphabetically by geographical location, from Arnstadt to Zschortau, providing an easy-to-reference overview.  Includes detailed organ-specific information: high-quality color photographseach instrument's history, its connection to Bach, and its disposition as Bach would have known it architectural histories of the churches housing the instrumentsidentification of church organists Lynn Edwards Butler's graceful translation of Christoph Wolff and Markus Zepf's volume incorporates new research and many corrections and updates to the original German edition. Bibliographical references are updated to include English-language sources, and the translation includes an expanded essay by Christoph Wolff on Bach as organist, organ composer, and organ expert.  The volume includes maps, a timeline of organ-related events, transcriptions of Bach's organ reports, a guide to examining organs attributed to Saxony's most famous organ builder Gottfried Silbermann, and biographical information on organ builders.  Publication of this volume is suppor...

  • Brand: Brand: University of Illinois Press
  • ASIN: 0252078454
Organ Instrument History - Gellerman's International Reed Organ Atlas
Gellerman's International Reed Organ

Organ Instrument History

This second edition of Gellerman's classic reference work is a must for collectors and aficionados of reed organs.

  • ASIN: 1879511347
Organ Instrument History - The Technique and Art of Organ Playing
The Technique and Art of Organ

Organ Instrument History

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

  • ASIN: 129032462X
Organ Instrument History - The Hammond Organ: An Introduction to the Instrument and the Players Who Made It Famous
The Hammond Organ: An Introduction to the Instrument and the Players Who Made It

Organ Instrument History

(Book). This book includes everything from various models from the original 1935 Model A tube/tone wheel organs, to the solid-state (transistor) era, to the current digital age, with production dates and photos for each. The book also provides a complete history of the Hammond tone cabinets, as well as the famous Leslie speaker, from the first models through the present, with photos and technical data for each. Scott Faragher's account of the demise of the original company, its limbo, and its rebirth is supplemented by many observations from former and current employees of both the original and the new companies. Also included is a comprehensive buyers' guide telling where to find and buy a vintage organ, what to look for, which models to avoid, and what to pay, as well as important technical tips. More than 200 artists in all fields who recorded using the Hammond organ are profiled, with pertinent discographies and photos. Among the many world-famous organists who have contributed to this book through interviews and observations are James Brown, Brian Auger, Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf), Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), Richard "Groove" Holmes, Joey DeFrancesco, Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group, Traffic), Gregg Rolie (Santana), Rev. Charles Hodges (Al Green), Lenny Dee, Rod A...

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1458402878
  • UPC: 884088571306
Organ Instrument History - The History of the Organ in the United States
The History of the Organ in the United

Organ Instrument History

This book is the best single source of information about American organ building and the content is clearly presented. There are wonderful quotations from prime sources and many photographs and stop-lists." ―American Music TeacherFrom the Spanish mission days of the 17th century to the present, the organ mirrors to a remarkable degree its social, economic, and cultural setting. Immigration, wars, industrial growth, the availability of electricity, the popularity of orchestral music, and the invention of the phonograph and of the player piano all had a part in determining the course of American organ history.

  • ASIN: 025320495X
Organ Instrument History - The Organ in Manitoba: A History of the Instruments the Builders and the Players
The Organ in Manitoba: A History of the Instruments the Builders and the

Organ Instrument History

Manitoba is home to over 100 church organs, some over 100 years old. They represent the work of twenty-eight organ builders from Canada, the United States, England, and Europe.The Organ in Manitoba portrays the history of the instruments, builders, players, and critics from the date of the earliest known installations to the 1990s, and it includes information about musical organizations such as the Winnipeg Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. It documents over a century of changes, from concepts of tonal design to styles of musical commentary and tastes, and it includes an inventory of installations and specifications for over 100 organs. Well-illustrated with photographs and excerpts from historical reviews and other documents, The Organ in Manitoba will be of interest to musicians and historians alike.

  • ASIN: 0887556442
Organ Instrument History - The Art of Organ Building: A Comprehensive Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Teatise on the Tonal Appointment and Mechanical Construction of Concert-Room, Church, and Chamber Organs, Vol. 1
The Art of Organ Building: A Comprehensive Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Teatise on the Tonal Appointment and Mechanical Construction of Concert-Room, Church, and Chamber Organs, Vol.

Organ Instrument History

Volume 1 of the fullest repository on organ building and history in English language. Includes outline of organ history, external design and decoration, internal arrangement and mechanical systems, acoustics and theories of sound-production in organ pipes, tonal structure and appointment, compound stops of the organ, more. Complete with illustrations, tables, and specifications. "the most significant republication in our field for the past twenty years . . . an incomparable, invaluable book." — American Guild of Organists Quarterly.

  • ASIN: 0486213145
  • UPC: 800759213146
Organ Instrument History - Making Music: The history of the organ and piano industries in Erie, Pennsylvania
Making Music: The history of the organ and piano industries in Erie,

Organ Instrument History

The City of Erie, Pennsylvania has a long history in the art of pipe organ and piano design and manufacturing. Beginning in the mid 1800’s the Erie became a magnet for hundreds of immigrant craftsmen skilled in these fields and anxious to build a better life in the New World. Local businessmen quickly grasped what was transpiring and eagerly financed many of these people in setting up organ and piano factories realizing that this was a necessary albeit unusual manufacturing field in the developing New World. History has proven them to be visionaries. Since those early days and up to this very day, Erie has always been regarded as the epicenter if the pipe organ industry in North America. Although there are no longer any piano manufacturers in the City that industry too, played a large and important role in the growth of the City as well as on the world music scene. This book chronicles the history of each of those industries in Erie, their locations and the personalities and their families who were involved with each company. Readers will learn how an Erie organ company saved the world’s original snack food ‘Cracker Jack’ from oblivion. Learn also, about several other prominent individuals whose highly successful careers in pipe organ industry were launched in Erie. With ...

  • ASIN: 1534962409

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