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The American reed organ

Robert F. Gellerman

The American reed organ

its history, how it works, how to rebuild it

by Robert F. Gellerman

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Published by Vestal Press in Vestal, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Reed organ -- United States -- Construction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert F. Gellerman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML597 .G44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 173 p.
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5434166M
      ISBN 100911572090
      LC Control Number73081768


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It is described in Chapter 3. Free reeds had in. Reed Organ Bench - from plans. PM. Greetings. Just wanted to share that the plans at the end of the "The American Reed Organ" book by Robert Gellerman work.

I carefully mapped out the one on page (Mason & Hamlin Style 3 Bench) and here it is. I used a solid piece of white oak for the top (even though I sadly had to stain.

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Gellerman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium.5/5(1).

First edition. Large format hardcover, pages, contains illustrations and ten tables. A highly informative book on American reed organs, their history and how to repair, restore and tune them. A very clean, unworn Near Fine copy in original unsoiled bright yellow cloth boards.

The American Reed Organ is one of the finest books dealing with the antique free reed instrument. It goes into detail about the instrument's history and how the reed organ was a part of the American culture in the later 's!5/5(2). to the Organ Library of the Boston Chapter, American Guild of Organists, located at the School of Theology on the campus of Boston University.

The Organ Library is a repository of music written or transcribed for the pipe organ, as well as books pertaining to. John "Jack" Silas Reed (Octo – Octo ) was an American journalist, poet, and communist activist. Reed first gained prominence as a war correspondent during the first World War, and later became best known for his coverage of the October Revolution in Petrograd, Russia, which he wrote about in his book Ten Days That Cause of death: Scrub typhus.

Description Harmonium the History of the Reed Organ and its Makers By: Arthur W.J.G Ord-Hume This is a exhaustive book covering the history of the reed organ. Covers the early developments which led to the perfection of the harmonium. Also includes the development of the American reed organ.

This page book covers all aspects of the history of this important player in the development and sales of the reed organ during the latter part of the nineteenth century.

Story & Clark was widely known for the quality of its case design and its unique stop-knobs, from all metal to china. A reed organ is old and not very clear in tone.

But, it has the sound of the days of Little House on the Prairie. The old clap board white churches of America of years ago have reed organs. But, the reed organs of the old parlors had an impressive gallary standing up nearly to the ceiling. There, the crystal dishes from Ireland were on display.

Read "The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium" by Robert F. Gellerman available from Rakuten Kobo. Covers the history, construction, manufacturing, tuning, restoration, and music of these classic American and European p Brand: Vestal Press.

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An organlike keyboard instrument that produces tones with free metal reeds actuated by air forced from a. The upper manual appears to have been made with two existing American reed organ chests.

There are two distinct types of reeds, both of which are early construction, perhaps s. The strange thing is that the reeds were originally placed vertically in their cells, something I. This site is about the American Reed Organ, popularly known as the pump organ, sometimes called a Parlor/Cabinet organ, and in Europe, a Harmonium.

I play music on reed organs, restore them, and study the composers and the culture of the time when reed organs were being built. The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium: A Treatise on its History, Restoration and Tuning, with Descriptions of Some Outstanding Collections, Including a Stop Dictionary and a.

The Gathering of the Reed Organ Society has taken place at the Conklin Reed Organ Museum, in Hanover, Michigan, on October The theme was based on restoring and playing reed organs. Pictures and videos to come. A big thank you to the HHAHS for all your work. Robert F.

Gellerman, The American Reed Organ and Harmonium, Vestal Press Robert F. Gellerman, Gellerman’s International Reed Organ Atlas, Vestal Press, Robert J. Allan, excellent “chapter” on Canada at this web-based book, The Free Reed Organ in England, harmonium: see reed organreed organ, an organ in which air is forced over free reeds by means of bellows, usually worked by pedals.

It is played by the use of one or more keyboards. Variations in tone are produced by stops that control different sets of reeds or vary the manner in which the air acts.

Click the link for more information. Harmonium. Get this from a library. The American reed organ and the harmonium: a treatise on its history, restoration and tuning, with descriptions of some outstanding collections, including a stop dictionary and a directory of reed organs.

[Robert F Gellerman]. Reed organ, any keyboard instrument sounded by vibration of metal reeds under wind pressure. “Reed organ” commonly refers to instruments having free reeds (vibrating through a slot with close tolerance) and no pipes.

Such instruments include the harmonium and the melodeon (qq.v.) and are distinct. American Reed Organ Gellerman Pipe History Vintage Here is a very nice copy of “American Reed Organ” by Robert F Gellerman. The illustrated hardcover book offers an interesting look at the development, history and influence of the American Reed Organ and details the many historic instruments, a very nice Rating: % positive.

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cm wide, 60cm deep andcm high. All stop labels and music rest present, stops are: auto swell, 1 diapason, 2 viola, vox humana on and off (tremelo). Loomis, Michigan. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Dear Sirs: I received your letter and in accord- ance with your advice I followed directions in the Reed Organ Book you sent me and found out what the trouble was with my organ.

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In the case of composers, all works will be listed, even those contained in collections with works by multiple composers. One of the gurus of reed organs was the late Robert Gellerman.

Gellerman has a very useful book entitled, The American Reed Organ and Harmonium, which not only gives instruction on reed organ restoration, but includes a detailed history of the American reed organ.

He also has a detailed chapter on tuning, as well as designs for organ benches, stop face fonts, and much more.Certified Appraiser/Valuer and Restorer of Reed Organs, Harmoniums and Celestas.

History of the reed organ. The reed organ is a rather young instrument. It was first made in France by Alexandre Debain inwho patented his Harmonium in Paris on August 9, In this instrument he used a pressure winding system, with free reeds.results for reed organs Save reed organs to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.

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