Best Selling Books

Organ Building for Amateurs by Mark Wicks

This book contains details of how to make the various parts of a pipe organ, including, the key and stop action, key-boards, pipes, bellows and the case. It also contains information on defects and their cures, and on tuning.

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Organ voicing and tuning

This book offers details of the voicing of various organ pipes, the tools needed, and details of tuning the instrument. The book has been written for amateur organ constructors and organ technicians.

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Practical Organ Building by W. E. Dickson

This book offers a concise step-by-step description of the building of a chamber pipe-organ. Precise instructions on the tasks needed in building a one or two manual pipe organ, including the tools needed, the making of a stopped diapason rank, the sound-boards, wind-chests, bellows, action, and a section on village church organs.

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Dictionary of Musical Terms by John Hiles

This book contains an explanation of the various technical terms used in music, as they occur in the works of the most eminent classical composers and theoretical writers, both ancient and modern; descriptions of the various voices and instruments, and of the names and qualities of the different organ stops, both English and Foreign.

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Bibliography of Organ Music by W. B. Henshaw

The third edition of this book now contains over 10,000 composers and 74,000 entries, making it one of the most comprehensive list of organ music ever published. Each composer is listed with ‘life-dates’ and their main countries of residence; alternate spellings of names which are cross referenced in their related positions are given, together with the portion of the name usually used highlighted. The list of compositions for each composer includes publisher, date of publication and composition, opus number, and the movements of large multi-movement works. Note that owing to varied information sometimes available, not all of the above is necessary on each work. Other information included is an appendix of publishers including their web-address where known.

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A Blind Musician Looks Back by Alfred Hollins

This book gives a flowing account of the life of this eminent blind concert organist, pianist, and composer; who was soloist with the Berlin, London, and New York Philharmonic Orchestras, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Tracing his life from his birth in Hull in 1865, and describing his three North American Tours, and those in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

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Modern Organ Stops by Noel A.Bonavia-Hunt

This book is a practical guide to their nomenclature, construction, and artistic use. The various stops are described in alphabetical order, with details of scale, mouth dimensions, voicing, and location of specimen samples. Also included is an appendix of technical terms used in the book and elsewhere.

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The Influence of the Organ in History by Dudley Buck

This book is the text of the inaugural lecture given by Dudley Buck to the department of organ of the music college in the University of Boston.

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Tales of Organists by John Warriner

This book contains over 400 anecdotes, tales, comic passages, which have been supplied by various organists. This makes a most amusing collection, and also gives an insight into the lives of 19th and early 20th century organist and choir masters. The various chapters are entitled: Tales which are (probably) Stories; Tales Which are not Stories; Rather Longer Tales; Tales in Verse; Obiter Dicta; “Best” Stories and Tales which have been docked; Containing a Moral without a Tale; Tales with a Beginning and no Particular End; Tales Without a Beginning, but with an Unmistakeable Coda; Stories of the Supernormal; Conundrums and Howlers.

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Best Selling Music

Gordon Balch Nevin
1/910 Toccata in D minor US$14.99
30/910 Summer Song US$8.99
Ralph Driffill
2/910 Suite No 1 in F minor (1: Allegro Maestoso; 2: Romance; 3: Toccata) (Op. 14) US$24.99
14/910 Suite No 2 in E minor (1: Allegro con spirito; 2: Berceuse; 3: Allegro Vivace) US$24.99
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
3/910 Overture to the Oratorio “St. Paul” (arr. by W. T. Best) US$18.49
Richard Wagner
4/910 Overture to “Tannhäuser” (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$35.99
5/910 Overture to “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$23.99
11/910 Ride of the Valkeries (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$21.99
Ernest Halsey
6/910 Toccata in C minor (Op. 26/2) US$16.49
Georg Friederich Händel
7/910 Overture to the Occasional Oratorio (arr. by W. T. Best) US$19.49
27/910 Pieces from the Oratorio “The Messiah” Book 2 (1: “For unto us a child is born”; 2: “He trusted in God”; 3:  “Lift up your head.”) (arr. by W. T. Best) US$21.99
Camille Saint-Saëns
8/910 Danse Macabre (Op. 40) (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$21.99
Niels Wilhelm Gade
9/910 Fantasie on the chorale “Lobet den Herren” US$12.49
Owen Powell
10/910 Toccata US$14.99
William Faulkes
12/910 Christmas Meditation (on the hymn tune “Adeste Fideles”) (Op. 183/3) US$10.99
18/910 Toccata in F major US$17.99
John E. West
13/910 Passacaglia in B minor US$11.49
Edward Elgar
15/910 Pomp & Circumstance March No 1 (Op. 39) (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$16.49
Hector Berlioz
16/910 Hungarian March “Rakoczy” (arr. by W. T. Best) US$14.99
Edourd Batiste
17/910 Grand Offertoire in D minor US$14.49
Percy E. Fletcher
19/910 Festival Toccata US$18.49
Edward J. Bellerby
20/910 Sonata No 1 in D minor (1: Allegro Pomposo; 2: Tranquillo; 3: Introduction & Passacaglia) (Op. 27) US$24.99
Henry Smart
21/910 Postlude in C US$12.49
Edwin H. Lemare
22/910 Andantino in D flat (original version) (also known as “Moonlight & Roses”) US$11.49
Albert Rénaud
23/910 Andantino cantabile (Op. 123/2) US$10.99
Dr Cuthbert Harris
24/910 Triumphal March US$12.49
Vincenzo Antonio Petrali
25/910 Fantasia Concertante in C US$21.49
M. Enrico Bossi
26/910 Etude Symphonique US$16.49
Friedrich Lux
28/910 Concert Variations on “The Hamonious Blacksmith” US$14.99
Henry Hackett
29/910 Marche Gothique (Op. 31) US$12.49