Historic Organ Conservation

awarding Historic Organs Certificates to important historic organs . To date 270 have been awarded to churches in every part of Britain . Information is collected in the National Pipe Organ Register ( NPOR ) , a database which aims to ...

Historic Organ Conservation

Intended as a practical guide to organ conservation issues, this work covers such topics as the need for regulation, the availability of grants, the benefits of good advice, the results of neglect and bad practice, the rewards of care and good housekeeping, and the principles of good restoration practice. Dominic Gwynn draws on his knowledge, experience and expertise and dedicates over half of the book to restoration techniques and the materials from which organs are made.

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Historic Organ Conservation
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: Dominic Gwynn, Council for the Care of Churches
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Church House Publishing

Intended as a practical guide to organ conservation issues, this work covers such topics as the need for regulation, the availability of grants, the benefits of good advice, the results of neglect and bad practice, the rewards of care and good housekeeping, and the principles of good restoration practice. Dominic
Towards the Conservation and Restoration of Historic Organs
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Jim Berrow
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Church House Publishing

A collection of papers from a conference on organs, held in Liverpool in 1999. Areas covered include conservation related to musical performance and surviving historic instruments, concert organs and their repertoire, advisers, training, archaeology, and conservation plans.
The Organ
Language: en
Pages: 702
Authors: Douglas Bush, Richard Kassel
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-01 - Publisher: Routledge

The Encyclopedia of Organ 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 A-Z reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument
The Organ
Language: en
Pages: 679
Authors: Douglas Earl Bush, Richard Kassel
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This third volume of The Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments includes articles on the organ family of instruments. It features articles on famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction and maintenance of the instruments, and related terminology. The contributors include major scholars of music and musical instrument history from around the
Handbook of Materials for Wind Musical Instruments
Language: en
Pages: 819
Authors: Voichita Bucur
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-06 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book addresses key questions about the materials used for the wind instruments of classical symphony orchestra such as flutes, clarinets, saxophones, oboes, bassoons and pipe organs. The content of this book is structured into four parts. Part 1- Description of materials for wind instruments deals with wood species and