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Understanding the Pipe Organ : A Guide for Students, Teachers and Lovers of the Instrument
by John R. Shannon


Overview - The pipe organ, an instrument whose origins date to ancient Greece, is prominent in the development of secular and church music, and its builders were as artistic as the composers like Bach, Pachelbel and Handel who played them. This book describes the mechanics, fabrication, and acoustics of all types of pipe organs.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The pipe organ, an instrument whose origins date to ancient Greece, is prominent in the development of secular and church music, and its builders were as artistic as the composers like Bach, Pachelbel and Handel who played them. This book describes the mechanics, fabrication, and acoustics of all types of pipe organs. Although it is technical in nature, its design, descriptions, and language are directed to organ students, their teachers, and all persons who love the organ. The book covers the construction of several types of pipe organ, with chapters on actions, chests, pipe work, wind supply, electrical circuitry, mechanics, registration, organ placement, acoustics, and repairs.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780786439980
  • ISBN-10: 078643998X
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Publish Date: January 2009
  • Page Count: 204
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.9 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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