The History of the Organ in the United States

The History of the Organ in the United States

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qThis 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.q a€”American Music Teacher From 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.2. George Jardinea#39;s sons were Edward, Joseph, Frederick, and Dudley. All four were brought up in the organ business, but Dudley later resigned his interest. He broke away ... have been a four-manual instrument [433, p.167], but the opus list of his organs classes it as three manuals. Several other ... (A. B. Miller and A. H. Miller) of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was primarily engaged in building reed organs .

Title:The History of the Organ in the United States
Author:Orpha C. Ochse
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1988


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