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The Organ

Its History and Construction - A comprehensive treatise on the structure & capabilities of the organ by Edward J. Hopkins. Preceded by an entirely New History of the Organ by Edward F. Rimbault, LL.D.


Hopkins & Rimbault


ISBN-13/EAN: 978-1-902222-30-1
ISBN-10: 1-902222-30-X
Title: The Organ
Author: Hopkins & Rimbault
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Description: This book contains a History of the Organ by E. F. Rimbault, followed by a comprehensive treatise on the construction of the Organ by E. J. Hopkins; with an appendix of 342 specification of Organs, together with a list of foreign and English equivalent terms. The main sections included in the history are: The Ancient Organ; the Mediæval Organ; the first Organ-builders; and the founders of modern Organ-building. The main sections of the construction are: The exterior; the wind-collecting portion; the wind-distribution portion (sound-board, the table, &c); the mechanism; the sound-producing portions; tuning and temperament; common faults; and suggestions for the construction and erection.
Pages: xxiv 421
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Format: Hard Back (Library Quality Cloth) 175 x 250 mm (10 x 7 in)
Illustrations: 136 diagrams
Published: 2010
Edition: New edition of 3rd edition of 1877
Language: English
Publisher: Bardon Enterprises
Cover: Cover

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