Organ Building and Design

By: Andersen, Poul-Gerhard; Curnutt, Joanne (translator)

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359 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white photographic plates. First published in Danish in 1956. Originally intended as a course in tonal and technical design of the organ and organ history, but was supplemented with content on organ architecture and the location of the organ. - from Foreword. Chapters include: The Proportions of Sound; The Acoustics of Buildings, The Organ Pipes, The Stops of the Organ; The Technical and Tonal Design of an Organ Werk; The Organ in the Middle Ages; The West European Organ Types; The Organ Facade; The Location of the Organ; The Organ Reform Movement; Maintenance - Rebuilding - New Instruments. Rebound in sturdy yellow library buckram. Usual library markings. A sound working copy of this esteemed reference.