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History of the English Organ

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ISBN-10: 0521654092

ISBN-13: 9780521654098

Edition: 1996

Authors: Stephen Bicknell

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This standard work on the history of organs built in England between AD 900 and the present day takes full advantage of recent research and new discoveries. It describes the most significant instruments of each period together with details of their builders, set against a background of changing fashions in music and liturgy. Technical developments are described in an easily understood manner, and links with other schools of organ building are made clear for the first time. The illustrations, many of which have not been published before, show significant instruments in their architectural setting. The author's experience in organ building gives the account all the benefits of first-hand…    
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Book details

List price: $63.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction
Early history c.900-1500
The Tudor organ 1500-1570
The English Reformation 1536-1600
Foreign influences before 1600
The Laudian revival 1590-1642
Interlude - the Dallams in France 1642-1700
The Restoration 1660-1680
The Glorious Revolution 1660-1715
The Georgian organ I 1700-1765
The Georgian organ II 1740-1800
Interlude - the chamber organ 1600-1850
The insular tradition 1800-1840
The German system 1840-1865
The High Victorian organ 1860-1900
Progressive trends 1880-1900
The imperial organ 1900-1939
The classical revival 1939-1980
Epilogue 1980
Guide to surviving English organs
Glossary