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The organs of Britain

an appreciation and gazetteer

by Norman, John

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbott, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Organ (Musical instrument) -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Norman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML578 .N67 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination329 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2637389M
      ISBN 100715383132
      LC Control Number85211962

      2. The U.K.'s oldest organ. The church of St. Botolph without Aldgate in London - where author Daniel Defoe got married in - is home to the U.K.’s most ancient church organ. Although there are older pipes and organ cases, this is the oldest collection of pipes in their original positions on their original wind chests – which is hard to. This pamphlet includes the prices for providing delineations, the meaning of each organ per its size (some of which are quite amusing) the four classical humours or temperaments as appropriated by the phrenologists, and two brief sections on how one ought and ought not use one's organs.

      The English organ in Organs and organ-building, The Insular movement Three case studies The Bristol reformation --Part II: 6. Bach, Mendelssohn and the English organ, The German system The work of William Hill, The Transition --Part III: The emergence of the Victorian organ. Publishers' introduction --Records of British organ builders, / A. Freeman --The study of church music / H. Westerby --On a few points of the organ building of the future / G. Bédart --Bibliography of the organ / J.H. Burn --Organists' associations / J. Brook --London organs --Provincial organs --Foreign and colonial organs, the work.

      The artistic history of the organ begins with the development of the chromatic keyboard (i.e., having 12 keys per octave). By the cathedral organ at Halberstadt, Ger., had three chromatic keyboards and pedals; the keys, however, were much wider than those of the modern keyboard. Phrenology (from Ancient Greek φρήν (phrēn), meaning 'mind', and λόγος (), meaning 'knowledge') is a pseudoscience which involves the measurement of bumps on the skull to predict mental traits. It is based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules. Although both of those ideas have a basis in.


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