Behold the Mighty Wurlitzer: The History of the Theatre Pipe Organ John W. Landon

ISBN: 9780313238277

Published: November 2nd 1983

Hardcover

231 pages


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Behold the Mighty Wurlitzer: The History of the Theatre Pipe Organ  by  John W. Landon

Behold the Mighty Wurlitzer: The History of the Theatre Pipe Organ by John W. Landon
November 2nd 1983 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 231 pages | ISBN: 9780313238277 | 8.80 Mb

John W. Landon, himself a theatre pipe organist, has written the first history of the theatre pipe organ. He traces its development from church organ to a theatrical instrument that took the place of a piano. Landon also discusses the pipe organsMoreJohn W. Landon, himself a theatre pipe organist, has written the first history of the theatre pipe organ. He traces its development from church organ to a theatrical instrument that took the place of a piano.

Landon also discusses the pipe organs later emergence as a solo instrument, its use in radio broadcasting and phonograph records, and its present uses. The book also includes a history of those companies that built theatre organs and biographical sketches of some of the leading theatre organists.

The appendixes list theatre organ installations around the world.



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