The Cambridge companion to the organ / edited by Nicholas Thistlethwaite and Geoffrey Webber

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Subjects: Organ (Musical instrument)
Organ music--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
Series: Cambridge companions to music
Cambridge companions to music
LC Classification: M, ML
Table of Contents: List of figures
Notes on contributors
Preface
Pt. I. The instrument
1. Origins and development of the organ / Nicholas Thistlethwaite 1
2. Organ construction / Stephen Bicknell 18
3. The physics of the organ / John Mainstone 31
4. Temperament and pitch / Christopher Kent 42
5. The Organ case / Stephen Bicknell 55
6. Organ building today / Stephen Bicknell 82
Pt. II. The player
7. The fundamentals of organ playing / Kimberly Marshall 93
8. A survey of historical performance practices / Kimberly Marshall 113
9. Organ music and the liturgy / Edward Higginbottom 130
Pt. III. Selected repertoires
10. Italian organ music to Frescobaldi / Christopher Stembridge 148
11. Iberian organ music before 1700 / James Dalton 164
12. The French classical organ school / Edward Higginbottom 176
13. English organ music to c1700 / Geoffrey Cox 190
14. Catholic Germany and Austria 1648-c1800 / Patrick Russill 204
15. The north German organ school / Geoffrey Webber 219
16. The organ music of J. S. Bach / David Yearsley 236
17. German organ music after 1800 / Graham Barber 250
18. French and Belgian organ music after 1800 / Gerard Brooks 263
19. British organ music after 1800 / Andrew McCrea 279
20. North American organ music after 1800 / Douglas Reed 299
App. The modes (toni) and their attributes according to Zarlino / Christopher Stembridge 316
Notes 319
Bibliography 322
Index 332
Additional Authors: Thistlethwaite, Nicholas
Webber, Geoffrey
Notes: LCCN: 97041723
ISBN: 0521573092 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780521573092 (hardback)
ISBN: 0521575842 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780521575843 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-331) and index
Contents: Origins and development of the organ / Nicholas Thistlethwaite -- Organ construction / Stephen Bicknell -- Physics of the organ / John Mainstone -- Temperament and pitch / Christopher Kent -- Organ case ; Organ building today / Stephen Bicknell -- Fundamentals of organ playing ; Survey of historical performance practices / Kimberly Marshall -- Organ music and the liturgy / Edward Higginbottom -- Italian organ music to Frescobaldi / Christopher Stembridge -- Iberian organ music before 1700 / James Dalton -- French classical organ school / Edward Higginbottom -- English organ music to c1700 / Geoffrey Cox -- Catholic Germany and Austria 1648-c1800 / Patrick Russill -- North German organ school / Geoffrey Webber -- Organ music of J.S. Bach / David Yearsley -- German organ music after 1800 / Graham Barber -- French and Belgian organ music after 1800 / Gerard Brooks -- British organ music after 1800 / Andrew McCrea -- North American organ music after 1800 / Douglas Reed -- Modes (toni) and their attributes according to Zarlino / Christopher Stembridge
Physical Description: xiv, 340 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 37761933
ISBN/ISSN: 0521573092
9780521573092
0521575842
9780521575843

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