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Title:
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.
Author:
Audsley, George Ashdown, 1838-1925.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Pub., [1965]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Profusely illustrated by George Ashdown Audsley."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486213149

9780486213156
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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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