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French Organ Music from the Revolution to Franck and Widor

By: Archbold, Lawrence; Peterson, William J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2294808

ISBN: 1580460712

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 323 pp. Nineteenth-century French organ music attracts an ever-increasing number of performers and devotees. The music of Cesar Franck and other distinguished composers-Boëly, Guilmant, Widor-and the impact upon this repertoire of the organ-building achievements of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, are here explored through stylistic analysis, the study of the compositional process, and the exploration of how ideas about organ technique and performance practice traditions developed and became codified. N... View more info

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Johnson Organs 1844-1898: Wm. A. Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son--A Documentary Issued in Honor of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, 1816-2016 [William]

By: Archbold, Lawrence; Peterson, William J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2015

Seller ID: 2294809

ISBN: 1512169552

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2015 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 239 p. A documentary issued in honor of the two hundredth anniversary of William A. Johnson' birth, 181-2016. View more info

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Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination

By: Audsley, George Ashdown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The H. W. Gray, Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 2294816

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1949 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination. View more info

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The Contemporary American Organ: Its Evolution, Design and Construction

By: Barnes, William Harrison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J. Fisher & Bro.: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2294817

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. No jacket. Gilt titles on spine and front board rubbed. Edward Atwater's copy (pencil name on front paste-down endpaper). 1937 Large Hardcover. 366 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. A profusely illustrated history of the organ. View more info

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Walter Holtkamp: American Organ Builder

By: Ferguson, John Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Kent State University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294598

ISBN: 087338217X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1979 Hard Cover. xiii, 142 pp. Walter Holtkamp was one of the leaders of the twentieth-century renaissance in organ building. Dissatisfied with contemporary instruments, European designers and builders had been re-examining the principles of earlier organs and organists, from the seventeenth century and before, and adapting them to modern needs. Holtkamp built upon these ideas, with particular attention to American architectural and musical conditions. He was the first to introduce such innovations as the Ruckpositiv and mechanical action to Ame... View more info

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

By: Klotz, Hans; Krapf, Gerhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Concordia Publishing House: 1969

Seller ID: 2294813

Condition: Near Fine


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 class... View more info

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The Organ and Its Masters: An Account of the Organists of Former Days, as Well as Some of the Prominent Virtuosi of the Present, with a Brief Sketch of the Development of Organ Construction

By: Lahee, Henry C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L. C. Page & Company: 1927

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2294815

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Gilt titles on spine rubbed. Edward Atwater's copy (pencil name on front free endpaper). Front hinge starting. 1927 Hard Cover. 385 pp. Red boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Top page ridge gilt. Includes illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I. A Preliminary Account of Early Organs; Early Continental Organists; Early English Organists; Purcell to Handel; Johann Sebastian Bach; The Contemporaries and Pupils of Bach; English Organists of the Eighteenth Century; Modern Continental Organists; English Organists; American Organists; Organ-Building. Part II. Progress in Organ De... View more info

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Organists and Organ Playing: Nineteenth-Century France and Belguim

By: Ochse, Orpha

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2294807

ISBN: 0253214238

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 270 pp. From the catastrophes of the French Revolution to a Golden Age of organ culture. [O]ne simply must recommend this highly coherent and well-illustrated book....?L’Orgue. Even the well-informed reader will find a number of surprises. Who knows, for example, that Fryderyk Chopin played the organ for a funeral service and that Lefébure-Wély, in turn, played the great pianist and composer’s Préludes for his funeral at the Madeleine? The abundance of ... View more info

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The Pipe Organ: A Handbook for Churches and Organists

By: Parsons, Bryant G., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bryant G. Parsons & Son, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2294810

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper and spine faintly toned, ink name on front wrapper. 1967 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 125 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations CONTENTS: Introduction; The Organ; Present Situation; Potential; Instructions for Proper Care of Pipe Organs; Heating and Humidity; Renovation; Blowers and Rectifiers; Restoration; Voicing and Toning; Memorials; Changes in Church Architecture; Rebuilding: Construction of Organ Rooms - Acoustics - Placement; What a Committee Should Know about Organs; Reed Organs; History; The Parsons Organ Company. View more info

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All the Stops: The Glorious Pipe Organ and Its American Masters

By: Parsons, Bryant G., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bryant G. Parsons & Son, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294811

ISBN: 1586481738

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 323 pp. From the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, organ music was wildly popular in America. Organ builders in New York and New England could hardly fill the huge demand for both concert hall and home organs. Master organ-builders found ingenious ways of using electricity to make them sound like orchestras. Organ players developed cult followings and bitter rivalries. One movement arose to restore to American organs the clarity and precision that baroque organs had in centurie... View more info

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The Pipe Organ Pumper

By: Shafer, Chet; Hays, Will H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Greenberg, Publisher: 1926

Seller ID: 2294814

Condition: Very Good


A few minor chips to jacket edges, one-inch tear along front jacket joint, half-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, faint stain along top edge of front jacket panel. Page ridges very faintly toned. 1926 Hard Cover. 70 pp. His history, his heroic struggles and triumphs, hist joys and trials and tribulations--his noble contribution to the art of an elder day. Written to lend support to the wholesome aims of The Guild of Former Pipe Organ Pumpers, organized primarily to perpetuate the memories of this obsolete but honorable profession and also to correct the general--though erroneous--... View more info

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Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg

By: Tannenberg, David; Armstrong, William H.; Biggs, E. Power

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2294812

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Spine and front jacket panel lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1969 Hard Cover. xvi, 154 pp. This book is the story of David Tannenberg, the organ builder of Lititz, and of his organs. One of America's first full-time organ builders, Tannenberg built or helped to build almost fifty pipe organs for churches and individuals in six states preparing them for such distant cities as Albany, New York, and Salem, North Carolina. They were built not only for the use of the Moravian Brethren, of which he was a member, but for German Reformed and Lutheran churches as well a... View more info