Complete Organ Method: A Classic Text on Organ Technique by John Stainer,F. Flaxington Harker

By John Stainer,F. Flaxington Harker

Sir John Stainer is remembered this present day as a pioneer of English musicology. past his tasks as organist of London's St. Paul's Cathedral, he was once a founder and president of the Musical organization, professor of song at Oxford, vp of the Royal university of Organists, and later president of either the Plainsong and Medieval track Society and the London Gregorian Association.
In this hugely readable quantity, Stainer's goal was once "to position the genuine rules of organ enjoying ahead of the beginner," in order that the scholar might "face instantaneously the precise problems of the tool and persevere till they're surmounted." He starts with a short background of the software through a proof of organ building, a radical dialogue of some of the stops and their administration, and a big part dedicated to sensible examine — together with targeted pedal method, precision in guide contact, hand-foot independence, pedal scales, trios, and finger substitution to accomplish an ideal legato. With the author's meticulous factors and accompanying illustrations, scholars can truly educate themselves to play.
Sir John's ebook, first released in 1877, fast turned the vintage for newbies — so well known that publishers Schirmer, Ditson, and Presser each one issued its personal "Americanized" version within the early 20th century. as well as the seven organ items of the unique version, together with 5 of Stainer's personal works and items via Guilmant, 3 extra works around out this Dover edition.

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