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The Instruments of Samuel Green

  • Authors
  • David¬†C.¬†Wickens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. David C. Wickens
    Pages 1-7
  3. David C. Wickens
    Pages 8-51
  4. David C. Wickens
    Pages 52-98
  5. David C. Wickens
    Pages 99-104
  6. David C. Wickens
    Pages 105-161
  7. David C. Wickens
    Pages 162-170
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 171-209

About this book

Introduction

A detailed survey and catalogue of the life and works of the English organ builder Samuel Green (1740-1796). A short biographical survey traces Green's career to the period when he established himself as the foremost English builder of organs of the late 18th century. This is followed by a detailed account of the design and constructional method of his chamber instruments and church organs. A chronological survey of his entire output gives the specification and history of each instrument and a reassessment of earlier sources. The text is illustrated with photographs and line drawings showing the characteristic features of Green's organ construction.

Keywords

18th century biography church construction design drawing English history history of literature knowledge organ

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