The Organ

The Organ

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This third volume of The Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments includes articles on the organ family of instruments. It features articles on famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction and maintenance of the instruments, and related terminology. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument history from around the world. This is the first complete reference on this important family of keyboard instruments and will be indispensable to any person or institution interested in the organ.The two-manual organs have up to thirty stops, the single-manual instruments up to seventeen stops; one manual was the standard size in the ... pitch on the manualsa€”between the Fifteenth (2a#39;) and Twenty-second (1a#39;)a€” or 3-1/5a#39; in the pedal (between 4a#39; and 2a#39;). ... See also mechanical Aids ShALLot A brass tube hidden in the boot of a reed pipe, with a flattened closed side and an aperture againstanbsp;...

Title:The Organ
Author:Douglas Earl Bush, Richard Kassel
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2006


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