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ALL THE STOPS
THE GLORIOUS PIPE  ORGAN AND ITS MASTERS

CRAIG R.WHITNEY

©2003

Public Affairs™/Perseus Books Group

The author as a foreign reporter for the New York Times has been able to visit and play some of the great organs of the world. This book talk about the history of pipe organs through some of it main characters. E.M.Skinner and G.D.Harrison as organ designers and builders and E.P.Biggs and Virgil Fox as performer. The book goes in to details about the intrigue, politics, and rivalry that surrounded the history of the organ during the 1900's

BEHOLD THE MIGHTY WURLITZER
THE HISTORY OF THE THEATRE PIPE ORGAN

JOHN W. LANDON

©1983

Greenwood Press /Congressional Informational Services

This book cover the history of the theatre pipe organ, It's beginning, the manufactures, some of the theatres and major player with mini biographies. While the title leads you to think it cover only the Wurlitzer.  It does a good job of covering most of the companies that were in business in the last 1800s through the mid 1900s

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