The most useful and comprehensive resource that an organ committee could hope to read
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Years of experience as an acoustician and church musician are applied to a practical method of determining and achieving acoustical design for the worship space. Included are: placement of participants, instruments; building materials and furnishings; geometric arrangement of walls, surfaces and spaces; reverberation; and public address systems.
This book on the structure, design, maintenance, history, and function of the organ addresses construction of the organ, what the architect should know, how the pastor and congregation should plan, maintenance, service playing, a brief history, and notes for the organist. It provides a list of organ music, a bibliography, and a 14"-square fold-out of an organís internal mechanism. It is quite technical.
How to specify leather that will last for 40-60 years or more. Especially important information for the construction or repair, or rebuilding of an electropneumatic organ.
Especially useful to those who are trying to make sense of organ mechanisms, terms and jargon, such as "unification," "registration," "stops," "ranks." etc.