Complete Organ Method A Classic Text on Organ Technique

ISBN-10: 0486430790

ISBN-13: 9780486430799

Edition: Abridged 

Authors: John Stainer, F. Flaxington Harker

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List price: $16.95
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 131
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface to the Original Edition
Editor's Preface
A Short Sketch of the History of the Organ
Ancient Flutes
Flutes on a Box of Wind
Primitive Bellows
Reed- and Flue-pipes
Keys for the Hands
Keys for the Feet
Two or More Rows of Keys
Portatif and Positif Organs
Swell Shutters
Horizontal Bellows
Concussion Bellows
Composition Pedals and Combination Pistons
Pneumatic Lever
Improvements in Organ-pipes
Harmonic Stops
Addenda to Part I
Pneumatic and Electric Actions
Tubular Pneumatic Action
Electric Action
Adjustable Combination Action
Reversible Pedals or Pistons
Automatic Suitable Bass
Universal Air-Chest
Stop Switch
Crescendo Pedal
Double Touch
Stop-Keys, or Tilting Tablets
Melodic Coupler
Duplex Chest Action
Inclined Manuals
Spherical Pedal-Board
Short Explanation of the Construction of an Organ
Tracker Action from Key to Pallet
Sticker, Backfall, Tracker
Arrangement of Pipes
From Bellows to Pipes
Trunk, Wind-chest, Pallet, Groove, Slider
Tubular Pneumatic Action
Electric Action
Stops and Their Management
Length of Pipes
Classification of Stops: Double, Foundation, Mutation, Compound
List of Chief Manual Stops, Flue and Reed, with Character of Tone
List of Chief Pedal Stops
Combination of Stops on each of the Manuals from pp to ff
Combination of Pedal Stops
Use of Solo Organ
Manual Couplers
Special Stops invented by Hope-Jones
Care of the Swell Organ
Balanced Swell Pedal
General Remarks
Use of the Swell Pedal
Management of Stops
Practical Study
Difficulties Peculiar to Organ-playing
Position on Bench
Straight and Radiating Pedal-Boards
Principles of Pedalling
Free Ankle-joint: Exercises
Method of Pedalling without Looking at Feet: Exercises
Manual Touch: Its Characteristics
Position of Hand: Exercises
Scale-Passages on Pedals
Use of Alternate Toes: Exercises
Independence of Hands: Exercises
Independence of Hands and Feet: Exercises
Toe and Heel: Exercises
Each Hand Separately with Feet: Exercises
Easy Trios
The Legato Style
Exercises for Shifting the Fingers
Exercises on the Legato Touch
Supplementary Pedal Studies
Double Pedal
Sliding Foot from One Key to Another
Hints on Organ-Accompaniments: Hymn-Tunes, Chanting, Gregorian Chant
Chorales and Hymn-Tunes
Extended Passages for the Feet
Expression on the Organ
Conclusion--Allegretto in F (Stainer)
Andante in A (Stainer)
Fantasia in E minor (Stainer)
Adagio in E[flat] (Stainer)
Prelude and Fughetta in C (Stainer)
Cantilene pastorale (Guilmant): Playing on Two Manuals with One Hand
Caprice in B[flat] (Guilmant): Rapid Change of Manuals
Savior of the Nations, Come (Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland) (Bach)
Andante religioso, from Sonata in A, Op. 65, No. 4. (Mendelssohn)
Prelude and Fugue in C (Bach)
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