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The organ, its history and construction

Hopkins, E. J.

The organ, its history and construction

by Hopkins, E. J.

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Published by Frits Knuf in Hilversum [Holland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- History,
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] E. J. Hopkins and E. F. Rimbault, with preface and corrections by W. L. Sumner.
    SeriesBibliotheca organologica -- v. 4
    ContributionsRimbault, Edward F. 1816-1876., Sumner, William Leslie, 1904-1973.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160, 636 p.
    Number of Pages636
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13542702M
    OCLC/WorldCa2086776

    The organ: its history and construction. by E J. Hopkins, E F. Rimbault Write The First Customer Review. The Encyclopedia of Organ includes articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete A-Z reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument history from around the world.

    Organ, in music, a keyboard instrument, operated by the player’s hands and feet, in which pressurized air produces notes through a series of pipes organized in scalelike rows. The term organ encompasses reed organs and electronic organs but, unless otherwise specified, is usually understood to refer to pipe organs. This highly readable and lavishly illustrated work describes the history of organs built in England from AD to the present day. The author's experience in organ building gives the account all the benefits of first-hand experience. Stephen Bicknell also draws on new research and includes many recent important discoveries/5(7).

    The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by driving pressurized air (called wind) through the organ pipes selected from a e each pipe produces a single pitch, the pipes are provided in sets called ranks, each of which has a common timbre and volume throughout the keyboard organs have many ranks of pipes of differing timbre, pitch, and volume that Classification: Keyboard instrument (Aerophone). About this Book Catalog Record Details. The organ and its construction: a systematic handbook for organists, Seidel, Johann Julius, View full catalog record. Rights: Protected by .


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Hopkins (Author), E. Rimbault (Author)Author: Edward J. Hopkins, E. Rimbault. a comprehensive treatise on the structure & capabilities of the organ, with specifications and suggestive details for instruments of all sizes by Edward J.

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(Edward John), Organ, its history and construction. Hilversum [Holland. The Organ, its History and Construction: a comprehensive treatise on the structure and capabilities of the organ, with specifications and suggestive details for instruments of all sizes, intended as a handbook for the organist and the amateur, by Edward J.

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Organs And Organ Building: A Treatise On The History And Construction Of The Organ, From Its Origin To The Present Day, With Important Specifications Paperback – Septem by C. Edwards (Author)Author: C. Edwards. a comprehensive treatise on the structure & capabilities of the organ, with specifications and suggestive details for instruments of all sizes Preceded by an entirely new history of the organ, memoirs of the most eminent builders of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and other matters of research in connection with the subject, by Edward F.

Rimbault. The Organ: An Encyclopedia includes articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology.

It is the first complete reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument history from around the world.2/5(2). The Organ: Its Evolution, Principles of Construction and Use by Sumner, Where the book weighs more than 1 Kilo increased charges will be quoted.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book Author: John Watson Warman.The organ saw its first heyday in the 1st century B.C.

when there were even held public organ playing competitions. It was the Roman emperor and persecutor of the Christians, Nero, who, in 67 A.D. introduced the organ to Rome, an instrument he knew from his Greek teachers.

Soon it became a status symbol of Roman upper class.A comprehensive treatise on the structure and capabilities of the organ, with specifications and suggestive details for instruments of all sizes, intended as a handbook for the organist and the amateur, by Edward J.

Hopkins, organist of the Temple Church; preceded by an entirely new history of the organ, memoirs of the most eminent builders of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and other matters .