Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration : Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination, Illustrated

By: Audsley, George Ashdown

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294 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, [x] + 294 pages, footnotes, about 700 organ stops from Acuta to Zinken listed and described, 70 b/w line illustrations with captions, including 19 illustrations on 5 full-page plates. ; Copyright 1921. This is 2nd Edition 1949. ; Written and illustrated by famous architect, builder, artist, and pipe organ designer, author of The Art of Organ-Building. ; Lacks jacket. Cloth shows light edgewear. Front endpaper marked with owner name, 1951 and two old prices. One leaf lightly smudged but all readable. Extra page affixed in rear entitled Organ Index, listing 27 words and phrases relating to organs and giving punny new definitions for each, credited to Richard Keys Biggs.

Title: Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration : Names, Forms, Construction, Tonalities, and Offices in Scientific Combination, Illustrated

Author Name: Audsley, George Ashdown

Categories: Performing Arts,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: H. W. Gray Company: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Item: 1.60 lbs

Seller ID: 21707

Keywords: Music History ; Organ ; Organs ; Orchestras & Bands ; Architecture ;,