The Art of Organ-building: A Comprehensive Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the Tonal Appointment and Mechanical Construction of Concert-room, Church, and Chamber Organs, Volume 1

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Dover Publications, 1965 - Music - 1350 pages
3 Reviews
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.

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Brilliant, a fascinating tour through the workings of the mechanical pipe organ. Volume two now! Read full review

Review: The Art of Organ Building, Vol. 1

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Brilliant, a fascinating tour through the workings of the mechanical pipe organ. Volume two now! Read full review

Contents

CHAPtER PACE
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The Pneumatic Couplers 387
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The Combination Action 405
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