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The organ : an encyclopedia

Author: Douglas Earl Bush; Richard Kassel
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Encyclopedia of keyboard instruments (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopďies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Earl Bush; Richard Kassel
ISBN: 0415941741 9780415941747 1138791466 9781138791466
OCLC Number: 58451784
Description: xiii, 679 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Acoustics; Action; Adlung, Jakob; Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.; Africa; Aluminium pipes; American Guild of Organists; American Theatre Organ Society; Andover Organ Co.; Appleton, Thomas; Asia; Audsley, George Ashdown; Austin, John Turnell; Australia; Austria; Baders family; Baldwin Piano & Organ Company; Barden, Nelson; Barker, Charles Spackman; Baroque organ; Basset horn; Bavaria; Beck family; Becker, Klaus; Bedient, Gene R.; Bellows Bells; Bendeler, Johann Philipp; Berger, Henry; Biblioteca Organologica; Bigelow, Michael; Bishop, James Chapman; Blasi, Luca; Blockwerk; Boisseau family; Bonavia-Hunt, Noel (Rev.); Bosch, Bernati-Veri, Jorge; Boston Organ Club; Bozeman, George; Brombaugh, John; Brunzema, Gerhard; Brustwerk; Bryceson brothers; Buffington, Joseph; Bung board; Burnett, Richard; Cahman family; Calcant; Callido, Gaetano (Antonio); Campana; Canada; Care and maintenance; Carhart, Jeremiah; Carillon; Carvalho, Faustino; Casavant & Freres; Case; Cavaille-Coll, Aristide; Chamber music and accompanying; Chamber organ; Chests; Choir; Chrismann, Franz Xaver; Cipri, Alexander & Francois; Clarabella; Classical organ; Clicquot family; Compass; Compton, John; Concert halls, organs in; Conductor systems; Console; Contrabass/Double Bass; Copper pipes; Coulter, Kenneth; Coupler; Crabb, Henry; Cut-up; Cymbal/Zimbel; Czech Republic, Slovakia; Dahnert, Ulrich; Dallam family; Dawson, Herbert; Debain, Alexandre Francois; Denmark; Direct Electric; Distelen, Daniel van der; Dobson Organ Builders; Dodd, Josiah Eustace; Dolmetsch, Arnold; Donati family; Dos Santos family; Double organ; Drake, William; Earl, George; East Prussia; Echevarria family; Egedacher family; Elliot, Thomas; Ems-Dollart region; Engelfried, Franz; England; Engler, Michael; English horn; Enharmonic organ; Enocq family; Erben, Henry; Erzahler; Estey Organ Co.; Evaluation; Exhibitions and world's fairs; Extemporary recording; Fabricus, Werner; Facade; Fachetti, Giovanni Battista; Farrand & Votey; Feeder bellows and magazine; Felsberg Orgelbau; Fingerings, historic; Fisk, Charles Brenton; Flade, Ernst; Furniture; France; Free reeds; French horn; Freytag, Heinrich Hermann; Fuehrer Orgelbau; Fugara; Fuller, Alfred; Gabler, Joseph; Gamba/Viola da Gamba; Gartner, Gottleib Friedrich; Gedeckt; Geigen/Violin Diapason; Gemshorn; Gesellschaft der Orgelfreunde; Goetz & Gwynn; Gonzalez firm; Grant, Degens and Bradbeer; Gray & Davison; Green, Samuel; Grenie, Gabriel-Joseph; Gurlitt, Willibald; Haas, Friedrich; Hall, Thomas S.; Halved stops; Hammer Orgelbau; Hammond Organ Co.; Harmonic stops; Harris, Renatus [Reno]; Haskells family; Hastings; Hauptwerk; Hauser, Armin; Hencke, Johann; Hendrickson Organ Co.; Herbst, Heinrich; Heuss; Hildebrandt family; Hill, A.G.; Hill, Norman, & Beard; Hill, William; Hillebrand, Martin; Hinners Organ Co.; Hinsz, Albert Antoni; Hook & Hastings; Horn Diapason/Keraulophone; House organ; Hungary; Hutchings, George Sherburn; Iconography; Instruments, collections of; Ireland; Isnar
Series Title: Encyclopedia of keyboard instruments (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Douglas E. Bush, editor ; Richard Kassel, associate editor.
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Provides a reference on the organ family of keyboard instruments that predated the piano. This book contains articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers,  Read more...

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