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Automatic Organs: A Guide to the Mechanical Organ, Orchestrion, Barrel Organ, Fairground, Dancehall & Street Organ, Musical Clock, and Organette

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Description for Automatic Organs: A Guide to the Mechanical Organ, Orchestrion, Barrel Organ, Fairground, Dancehall & Street Organ, Musical Clock, and Organette Hardback. Num Pages: 480 pages, 79 color and 538 B/W photos. BIC Classification: AGB; WFS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 224 x 38. Weight in Grams: 2354.
The worldwide interest in automatic organs is larger now than ever before. From delicate and musically sublime little organs contained in musical clocks of the type Mozart and Haydn composed music for, through to enormous and loud dancehall and street organs, the genre exists to please everybody and to suit all tastes. This comprehensive, yet delightful and easy-to-read, reference unlocks the mysteries of mechanical versions of the King of Instruments and its smaller counterparts. 79 color and 538 black and white photos display examples from 18 chapters and six Appendices that specify how automatic pipe organs work, Italian water garden ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2023
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
Number of Pages
480
Place of Publication
Atglen, United States
ISBN
9780764325687
SKU
V9780764325687
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume is a world authority on mechanical music and its instruments. He is currently Director of The Library of Mechanical Music & Horology and lives in Surrey, England.

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