pipe organ


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wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard

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As traditional instruments are used to play more modern tunes, and as more modern instruments also take their place in classical music, it is only logical that an instrument like the pipe organ -- which derived from Ancient Greece in the third century BC -- should get a make-over.
Just as restoration works were done to repair portions of the church, local priests in 2014 asked the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to also repair its pipe organ which sat idle on the church's side balcony for 40 years.
In on the ground floor: He heard a rumor Disney was putting a pipe organ in the El Capitan, and landed the job before the instrument had even been installed.
The pipe organ began as a simple whistle of hollowed reeds, which developed into the pan pipe, culminating in the modern organ, one of the greatest achievements of human ingenuity and skill.
UO organist Barbara Baird celebrates the 40th anniversary of Beall Concert Hall's Jrgen Ahrend pipe organ with a 4 p.
The large pipe organ fills the south transept of the church, with 27 pipes facing the nave.
A FRESH appeal has been made to raise the final funds required to restore a 19th Century pipe organ at a North East church.
Also competing for the honour is a church-style pipe organ which would blast sounds across the square each time someone used an attached cashpoint.
An offering will be held for the pipe organ restoration project.
When the liberal congregation acquired a pipe organ, it offended the more conservative congregation to the point that its members broke into the church, stole the pipe organ, smashed it and tossed it down an embankment into a stream.
A SUTTON Coldfield church is replacing its 100-year-old pipe organ with a pounds 100,000 "hybrid digital" instrument.
Well, when was the last time you heard a band playing a pipe organ or a hurdy gurdy?
It boasted an elegant Wurlitzer pipe organ along with a stage large enough for musical comedies and vaudeville shows.
We're the only elementary school in the Valley that looks like a mission and has its own pipe organ," said Rosemarie Kubena, principal of Reseda Elementary School, a designated state historical landmark.
Joseph in Rensselaer is eagerly anticipating a glorious recital on Mother's Day (May 13th) to rededicate the magnificent twenty-ton pipe organ in the choir loft at historic St.