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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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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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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Reform in Organ Building by Thomas Casson

This book is the text of a lecture given by Thomas Casson to the Birmingham and Midland Musical Guild on 4th February 1888. It covers the inadequate provision of the pedal organ, and details a novel solution to this problem.

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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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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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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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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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Modern Organ Tuning by Herman Smith

This book explains the technique for tuning the pipe organ, together with the details of setting the scale with equal temperament. Also included is the history of the musical scale and how it was derived.

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Best Selling Music

Gordon Balch Nevin
1/993 Toccata in D minor US$9.99
29/993 Summer Song US$7.49
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
2/993 Overture to the Oratorio “St. Paul” (arr. by W. T. Best) US$11.99
Ralph Driffill
3/993 Suite No 1 in F minor (1: Allegro Maestoso; 2: Romance; 3: Toccata) (Op. 14) US$15.49
16/993 Suite No 2 in E minor (1: Allegro con spirito; 2: Berceuse; 3: Allegro Vivace) US$15.49
Richard Wagner
4/993 Overture to “Tannhäuser” (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$18.99
6/993 Overture to “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$14.49
14/993 Ride of the Valkeries (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$13.99
William Faulkes
5/993 Christmas Meditation (on the hymn tune “Adeste Fideles”) (Op. 183/3) US$7.49
28/993 Toccata in F major US$11.99
Camille Saint-Saëns
7/993 Danse Macabre (Op. 40) (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$14.49
Ernest Halsey
8/993 Toccata in C minor (Op. 26/2) US$11.99
Niels Gade
9/993 Fantasie on the chorale “Lobet den Herren” US$9.99
Georg Friederich Händel
10/993 Overture to the Occasional Oratorio (arr. by W. T. Best) US$12.49
25/993 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$13.99
Owen Powell
11/993 Toccata US$9.99
Edourd Batiste
12/993 Grand Offertoire in D minor US$9.49
Edward Elgar
13/993 Pomp & Circumstance March No 1 (Op. 39) (arr. by Edwin H. Lemare) US$11.99
John E. West
15/993 Passacaglia in B minor US$8.99
Hector Berlioz
17/993 Hungarian March “Rakoczy” (arr. by W. T. Best) US$10.99
Sigismond von Neukomm
18/993 Grand Dramatic Fantasia (A Concert on a Lake Interrupted by a Thunderstorm) US$15.49
W. T. Best
19/993 Christmas Fantasia on Popular English Melodies US$11.99
Henry Smart
20/993 Postlude in C US$9.49
Dr Cuthbert Harris
21/993 Triumphal March US$9.49
Percy E. Fletcher
22/993 Festival Toccata US$11.99
Edwin H. Lemare
23/993 Andantino in D flat (original version) (also known as “Moonlight & Roses”) US$7.99
William Wolstenholme
24/993 Allegretto in E flat (Op. 17/2) US$7.99
Rev Scotson Clark
26/993 Marche aux Flambeaux US$9.49
Albert Rénaud
27/993 Andantino cantabile (Op. 123/2) US$7.99
M. Enrico Bossi
30/993 Etude Symphonique US$11.49