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Art of Organ-Building, The - Two Volumes

Audslely, George Ashdown

Published by Dover Publications, New York
ISBN 10: 0486213145 / ISBN 13: 9780486213149
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Title: Art of Organ-Building, The - Two Volumes

Publisher: Dover Publications, New York

Binding: Soft Cover

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Subtitled: A Comprehensive Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the Tonal Appointment and Mechanical Construction of Concert-Room, Church, and Chamber Organs. An unabridged republication of the original (1905). Volume I opens with an 85-page outline of the history of the organ and then treats various descriptive matters. Volume II goes more deeply into construction particulars. Despite some changes in this field since 1905, this book remains definitive especially in mechanical aspects of the subject. Purple/pink illustrated soft covers with black titling on spines, white titling on fronts, profusely illustrated with over 400 drawings, diagrams and photographs, 600 and 758 pages. Covers have light edge wear, Vol. 1 has a crease to lower front corner and lengthwise creases on spine, spines are sunned, texts are clean and tight, covers are bright - a handsome set. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 014362

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Synopsis: Volume 1 of the fullest repository on organ building and history in English language. Includes outline of organ history, external design and decoration, internal arrangement and mechanical systems, acoustics and theories of sound-production in organ pipes, tonal structure and appointment, compound stops of the organ, more. Complete with illustrations, tables, and specifications. "the most significant republication in our field for the past twenty years . . . an incomparable, invaluable book." ? American Guild of Organists Quarterly.

Product Description: Volume 1 of the fullest repository on organ building and history in English language. Includes outline of organ history, external design and decoration, internal arrangement and mechanical systems, acoustics and theories of sound-production in organ pipes, tonal structure and appointment, more. Complete with illustrations, tables, and specifications. Set includes 385 figures and 15 plates.

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