Organ Historical Society Philadelphia 2016 : diamond jubilee commemorative anthology

A study of the organ culture of Philadelphia extending over the last 250 years, with an emphasis on local organbuilders, organbuilding, organplaying, and organs in churches and public buildings in the Philadelphia area.--Publisher.

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Contributors: Armstrong, Agnes., Cross, M. H. 1833-1897., Drummond, Robert Rutherford., Flint, Edward W., Fuller, David R., Glück, Sebastian M., Lewis, James, 1944-, Maitland, Rollo F., 1884-1953., Marchesano, Paul L., Morgan, Irvin J., Oliver, Henry K. 1800-1885., Owen, Barbara., Petty, Bynum, 1943-, Pinel, Stephen L., Russell, Alexander, 1880-1953., Smith, Rollin.
Format: Book
Published: Richmond, Va. : OHS Press, [2016]
Series:OHS monographs in American organ history ; no. 12.
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Table of Contents:
  • Church music and the manner of its performance / Robert Rutherford Drummond
  • Henry Knauff and mid-nineteenth-century organ reform in America / Stephen L. Pinel
  • John C.B. Standbridge : a giant in the shadows / Barbara Owen
  • The organ / Henry K. Oliver
  • Contrasts in grandeur : Philadelphia's great synagogue organs of the Reconstruction and the Gilded Age / Sebastian M. Glück
  • Catholic choirs and choir music in Philadelphia / Michael H. Cross
  • Guilmant in Philadelphia / Agnes Armstrong
  • Philadelphia organbuilders, 1880-1930 : romancing the Romantic Period / Paul R. Marchesano
  • William Boone Fleming : an unknown American organ builder / Edward W. Flint
  • Are organ concerts a success in a department store? / Irvin J. Morgan
  • The thrill of playing the world's largest organ / Alexander Russell
  • Two Philadelphia aeolian organs / James Lewis
  • Tindley Temple and it's Möller organ : an improbable history / Bynum Petty
  • Emerson Richards : commander-in-chief of the American revolution in organbuilding / David Fuller
  • Playing Atalntic City proves a rare experience / Rollo Maitland
  • Early Philadelphia organ recordings / Rollin Smith
  • Appendix A. Organ for Convention Hall
  • Appendix B. The Longwood organ.