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The Organ in Reading Town Hall

The Organ in Reading Town Hall

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Published by Berkshire Organists" Association in Reading [Berkshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cavaillé-Coll, Aristide, -- 1811-1899.,
  • Willis, Henry, -- 1821-1901.,
  • Reading Town Hall.,
  • Harrison and Harrison Ltd.,
  • Henry Willis & Sons.,
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- England -- Reading.,
  • Organists.,
  • Organ pipes -- Scales and measurements.,
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Organ builders -- England.,
  • Music-halls -- England -- Reading.,
  • Reading Town Hall (Reading, Berkshire)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes discography.

    Statementedited by Philip Bowcock and Peter Marr.
    ContributionsBowcock, Philip., Marr, Peter., Berkshire Organists" Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21594359M
    ISBN 100946021023
    OCLC/WorldCa46033216

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READING TOWN HALL THE FATHER WILLIS ORGAN and RESTORED BY HARRISON & HARRISON The organ was rebuilt by Willis for the new Hall inwith magnificent casework designed by Thomas Lainson jnr, and new front pipes of tin. The Solo Organ and several other stops (shown by an. The Organ in Reading Town Hall Edited by Philip Bowcock and Peter Marr.

A collection of essays on the historic Father Willis organ in Reading Town Hall which was reopened in following complete restoration by Harrison & Harrison. Published by the Berkshire Organists' Association. The picture speaks for itself. Within the beautifully decorated town hall of the city of Leeds in England lies this spectacular organ, towering high into the music hall and silencing the sounds of the city with its earth shuddering, rich, harmonic tones.

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Every Blessing Tony. Yes, a crying shame. The last time I heard it was at my school speech day, and that. This organ was modified and installed in the north transept of St.

Mary’s in – the same year that Willis installed his organ in the Town Hall. Some time aroundthe organ was moved to its present site (a chamber on the north side of the chancel) and the Solo organ (fourth manual) added, together with hydraulic blowing apparatus.

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