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The Organ

An Encyclopedia

Edited by Douglas Bush, Richard Kassel

Routledge – 2006 – 694 pages

Series: Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments

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Description

The Organ: An Encyclopedia includes articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument history from around the world. It completes the three-volume Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments, which also includes the Piano Encyclopedia and the Harpsichord & Clavichord Encyclopedia.

Reviews

'This extensive and thorough encyclopedia is a real treasure for the technically oriented organ enthusiast and an excellent place to begin some serious research on the instrument. Recommended for public and academic libraries.'Library Journal

'For anyone and any library seriously collecting works on the organ, above all on organ design and organ-building, this Encycloepdia will be a must-have … a well-focused reference work … If you collect in this area, get it.' – Reference Reviews

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Description: Edited by Douglas Bush, Richard Kassel. The Organ: An Encyclopedia includes articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete reference on this important...
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