The Organ Handbook: Structure, Design, Maintenance, History, and Function of the Organ

By: Klotz, Hans; Krapf, Gerhard

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Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 1969 Hard Cover. 225 pp. Here is a concise yet comprehensive presentation of all aspects of the art of the organ, written by one of the foremost representatives of the Orgelbewegung. ...examines the construction and design of the organ, the most effective placement of organs in the church, all aspects involved in purchasing an organ, and its maintenance and care. ...discusses the liturgical tasks of the organ from both a historical and a modern perspective. He surveys in diagram form the history of the organ and includes representative specifications of classical organs built by such famous builders as the Compenius and Fritzsche families, Josef Gabler, and Thierry. The final chapter offers notes on fingering, pedaling, articulation, and other features of organ technique. The unique distinction of this chapter is its very clear directions for the registration of organ music from all periods and countries.

Title: The Organ Handbook: Structure, Design, Maintenance, History, and Function of the Organ

Author: Klotz, Hans; Krapf, Gerhard

Categories: History, Music,

Publisher: Concordia Publishing House: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2294813

Keywords: ENTERTAINMENT MUSIC ORGAN ORGANISTS INSTRUMENTS HISTORY,