Deducing the Original Sounds of Bach's Organ Works: An Historical Account of the Musical Capabilities of the Organs that Bach Knew

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Edwin Mellen Press, 2007 - Music - 179 pages
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Johann Sebastian Bach likely made considerable use of the imitative nature of organ sounds when selecting registrations at the organ. A study of Bach's written evaluations of various organs and the specifications of organs with which he was familiar enables a general assessment of his expectations regarding organ construction and capablilities.

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Principal Types of Organs Played by Bach
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The General Nature of Organ Stops
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Bibliography
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