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The art of organ-building : a comprehensive historical, theoretical, and practical treatise on the tonal appointment and mechanical construction of concert-room, church, and chamber organs

Author: George Ashdown Audsley
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, Inc., United States of America. 1965.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Audsley, George Ashdown, 1838-1925.
Art of organ-building.
New York, Dover Publications [1965]
(OCoLC)564465014
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ashdown Audsley
ISBN: 0486213153 9780486213156 0486213145 9780486213149
OCLC Number: 225672
Notes: "Unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published by Dodd, Mead, and Company, New York, in 1905."
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, music, portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Volume I. The organ historically considered ; The position of the organ ; External design of the organ ; Decoration of the organ ; The church organ ; The concert-room organ ; The chamber organ ; Internal arrangement of the organ ; Acoustical matters connected with organ pipes ; The tonal structure of the organ ; The compound stops of the organ ; The tonal appointment of the organ ; Names and general particulars of organ stops : ancient and modern ; Suggestions for the introduction of a systematic organ stop nomenclature --
Volume II. The weakness and the augmentation of the treble ; Borrowing and duplication ; Tablature and compass of the organ ; The swell in the organ ; The manual claviers ; The manual couplers ; The pedal clavier ; The pedal couplers ; The tracker action ; The slider and pallet wind-chest ; The relief pallet ; The pneumatic lever ; The ventil wind-chest, mechanical ; Tubular-pneumatic action ; The ventil wind-chest, pneumatic ; The draw-stop action ; The pneumatic couplers ; The combination action ; Wood pipes : and the materials used in their construction ; Wood pipes : and their modes of construction ; Metal pipes : and the materials used in their construction ; Metal pipes : and their modes of construction ; Scales of labial pipes ; Reed pipes : and their modes of construction ; The art of voicing ; Pitch, tuning, and regulating ; The tremolant ; Construction of the swell-box ; The expression-lever ; The anemometer ; The bellows and its accessories ; Electricity in organ-building.
Responsibility: by George Ashdown Audsley, LL. D.

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