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The American reed organ and the harmonium : a treatise on its history, restoration and tuning, with descriptions of some outstanding collections, including a stop dictionary and a directory of reed organs

Author: Robert F Gellerman
Publisher: New York : Vestal Press, Vestal, New York : Vestal Press, 1997. 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the history, construction, manufacturing, tuning, restoration, and music of these classic American and European parlor instruments.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gellerman, Robert F.
American reed organ and the harmonium : a treatise on its history, restoration and tuning, with descriptions of some outstanding collections, including a stop dictionary and a directory of reed organs.
Vestal, New York : Vestal Press, 1996
viii, 303 pages : illustrations, music ; 29 cm.
(DLC) 96008805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Gellerman
ISBN: 9781461694243 1461694248
OCLC Number: 1055028672
Notes: Completely revised and updated edition of: The American reed organ.
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication Page --
Table of Contents --
Introduction --
Chapter 1. History of the Reed Organ --
Chapter 2. The Selling of the Reed Organ --
Chapter 3. Stops and Voices --
Chapter 4. Music for the Reed Organ --
Chapter 5. Portable Organs --
Chapter 6. The Instrument Which Plays by Itself --
Chapter 7. Restoration --
Chapter 8. Tuning --
Chapter 9. Collecting and Collections --
Chapter 10. A Reed Organ Gallery --
Appendix A. Stop Faces --
Appendix B. Tuning Devices --
Appendix C. Bench Plans --
End Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: by Robert F. Gellerman.

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Covers the history, construction, manufacturing, tuning, restoration, and music of these classic American and European parlor instruments.

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