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    Early History Of The Pipe Organ

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    Early History of the Pipe Organ The “king of instruments” has a long history, one which can arguably be traced to the concept of a collection of “fixed-pitched pipes blown by a single player (such as the panpipes)” (Randel 583). The first examples of pipe organs with the basic features of today can be traced to the third century B.C.E. in the Greco-Roman arena; it is said to have been invented by Ktesibios of Alexander and contained “a mechanism to supply air under pressure, a wind-chest to store

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    Pipe Organ Essay

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    History of Pipe Organ: Everyone knows that Music is played an important role in human lives. Music Instruments are also created for people to play and compose songs for them. The Instrument that I want to mention in this paragraph is one of the traditional keyboard Instruments. That is Pipe Organ. This Organ earns a Great reputation as the King of Instruments. The console includes stops, the pedals and there are one to seven manuals or keyboards for a Pipe Organ. This Organ creates sounds by pumping

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    Electronic Organs Electronic and electric organs, developed in the 20th century, are not organs in the strict sense, for they do not produce sound by air vibrating in a pipe; rather, they are instruments in their own right. One kind, invented in 1935 by an American, Laurens Hammond, utilizes electrical circuits and amplifiers to produce and enlarge the sound. Another kind uses electronic devices such as vacuum tubes. Although such instruments are often designed to imitate the tone qualities of pipe organs

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    Jean Langlais (1907 - 1991) is the only composer I know of that is famous and has a serious disability that would greatly affect his life and career. If he were me, I wouldn’t even be able to find a keyboard blind, and definitely not be able to play it. For me, what Jean Langlais accomplished was amazing when I thought about it... In the modern era, idealism was rapidly changing and progressing into a free state of music when you could technically compose anything in your style if you weren't doing

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    The Role of Keyboard Instruments in Three Romantic Symphonies A discussion on the role of keyboard instruments in three Romantic symphonies: Neils Gade’s Symphony No. 5 in D Minor Op. 25 (1852), Camille Saint-Saëns’s Symphony no. 3, ‘Organ’ in C minor Op. 78 (1886) and Vincent d’Indy’s Symphony on a French Mountain Air (Symphonie Cevenole) op. 25 (1886) The keyboard instruments have been largely associated with solo repertoire since its genesis. While rarely used in the orchestra, a keyboard

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    Takemitsu Case Study

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    Chapter 2: Early Works, In Love With the West Born in Tokyo on October 8 1930, Takemitsu’s parents were not professional musicians, but his father was a shakahachi player and was responsible for providing his first encounter with Eastern and Western musical styles - also being a committed Jazz record collector. Growing up throughout Word War II, the young Takemitsu's formal education came to a halt at the age of 14 when he was sent to serve at a military provisions base in the province of Saitama

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    Tobias Wack Schiavone 1B 5/26/15 English 10 GT Olivier Messiaen Throughout the Holocaust(Research Paper) Olivier Messiaen is a famous composer and songwriter who lived through the despair and emptiness that was the holocaust. Although he wrote many pieces in various styles, he is most famous for a Quartet he wrote during his time as a German POW. His vast expertise in music, strong Catholic beliefs, and experiences as a POW in WWII allow him to convey his hardships and his appreciation for the

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    equation [v= f ]. The Pipe Organ Figure 2: The pipe organ in Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois, Paris The pipe organ is known to be the grandest musical instrument in size and scope and has existed since the 14th century. Commonly use in churches or cathedrals, this “king of the instruments” is known for its sheer majesty of sound that is produced through the pressurized air (wind) driving though the hundreds or even thousands of pipes. Sound Production An organ contains a hundred or thousand

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    The organ is an instrument that dates back to the third century B.C. The man credited for this invention is Ctesibius of Alexandria who invented an instrument called the hydraulis, which used wind maintained through water pressure to some pipes. Organs are most likely found in churches and are used during the services. Its divine pitch imitates that of a human voice and creates a beautiful sound that many find pleasing. There are three types of organs, non-piped, electronic, and mechanical organs

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    The Organ

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    The organ is an instrument that dates back to the third century B.C. The man credited for this invention is Ctesibius of Alexandria who invented an instrument called the hydraulis, which used wind maintained through water pressure to some pipes. Organs are most likely found in churches and are used during the services. Its divine pitch imitates that of a human voice and creates a beautiful sound that many find pleasing. There are three types of organs, non-piped, electronic, and mechanical

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