This important 1990 book provides a comprehensive survey of English organ building during the most innovative fifty years in its history.
Table of Contents
Part I: 1. The English organ in 1820; 2. Organs and organ-building, 1820–40; 3. The Insular movement; 4. Three case studies; 5. The Bristol reformation; Part II: 6. Bach, Mendelssohn and the English organ, 1810–45; 7. The German system; 8. The work of William Hill, 1839–55; 9. The Transition; Part III: 10. The emergence of the Victorian organ, 1850–70; 11. Music and mechanics; 12. German influences, 1855–70; 13. Hill & Son, 1856–70; 14. Henry Willis; 15. Epilogue.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >