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The Freeman-Edmonds directory of British organ builders

The Freeman-Edmonds directory of British organ builders

including organ builders from overseas, and all who have worked in organ building in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland from the earliest times to the year 1950.

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Published by Positif in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organ builders -- Great Britain -- Directories.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    GenreDirectories.
    ContributionsFreeman, Andrew, 1876-1947., Edmonds, Bernard., British Institute of Organ Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (clxvii, 939 p.) ;
    Number of Pages939
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22551022M
    ISBN 100950004987

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This directory aims to list every organbuilder who ever worked in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, from the earliest times to the midth Century. Information is basic: names, dates, locations, addresses, cross references, and sources.

Book Title: The Freeman Edmonds Directory of British Organ Builders Author: Andrew Freeman Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: Available Language:.

The Freeman-Edmonds Directory of British Organ Builders 'Father' Henry Willis voicing a bass pipe. The Directory aims to list every organ builder who ever worked in the British Isles, from the earliest times up to It is not a piece of research per se but rather a tool for researchers. Thus the information given is basic - names, dates.

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The Freeman-Edmonds directory of British organ builders (DBOB) was published in in three volumes and is also available on disc. This work was begun by the Rev. Andrew Freeman, the work being continued after his death by the Rev.

Bernard B. Edmonds and completed under the guidance of David Wickens a former BOA Archivist and organ historian. The British Organ Archive (BOA) contains information about organs and organ includes original order books and drawings as well as contemporary journals and publications and the Andrew Freeman photographic record.

The BOA is now housed in the Cadbury Research Library at the University of Birmingham. The Freeman-Edmonds Directory. 3 David Wickens (ed), The Freeman-Edmonds Directory of British Organ Builders; including organ builders from overseas, and all who have worked in organ building in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland from the earliest times to the year (Oxford: Positif Press, ), vol.

2, p. Walker & Sons Ltd is a British firm of organ builders established in by Joseph William Walker in London. Walker organs were popular additions to churches during the Gothic Revival era of church building and restoration in Victorian Britain, and instruments built by Walker are found in many churches around the UK and in other countries.

Nigel, have you tried the The Freeman - Edmonds Directory of British Organ Builders (DBOB) in a tab on the NPOR web site. There are a few references there and it gives the dates of the Firm as to Possibly trained with Holdich.

The Institute of British Organ Building is the professional association for those involved in making, restoring, rebuilding and maintaining pipe organs in the UK.

The work of our members is diverse, and a number of firms operate overseas. More than 35 businesses are accredited members, ranging in size from 1 to 50 employees.

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Hele & Co (also known as Hele & Sons) were the main organ builders in the south west of England from to History. The Hele & Co organ at the Church of King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth dating from The company was founded by George Hele (–). Initially George concentrated on selling organs, pianos and harmoniums, but in.

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British Organ Archive RECORDS OF COUSANS & Co. Lincoln Administrative history John Rusling Cousans () served his apprenticeship with the organ-builder John Harston in Newark-on-Trent and then went to work for Thomas Nicholson in Lincoln before establishing his own business there in By he had taken over the premises formerly.

9 The Freeman-Edmonds Directory of British organbuilders, British Institute of Organ Studies (BIOS), n.d. (c) 10 London directories,and census, 11 Death certificate, R Forster, op. cit. 12 London directories, op. cit. DOMINIC GWYNN is a director of Martin Goetze and Dominic Gwynn, who have been making new organs in classical British style and restoring historic organs for the past 25 years.

He is currently researching and writing a book about the early British organ as a Leverhulme Fellow. The ON Organ Fund Dr Alan Thurlow, Chairman and Acting Secretary 8 Old Bakery Gardens, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8AJ Phone: e-mail: [email protected] Small grants for the care and maintenance of pipe organs in places of worship and for new pipe organs.

Database of British Organ Builders (DBOB) Information about the builders is on DBOB, the Database of British Organ Builders. Much information in our study was taken from this Freeman-Edmonds database originally containing data up to Download Forster And Andrews ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, The Freeman Edmonds Directory Of British Organ Builders.

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Author: Paul Lindsay. (Added to in July, ) This page is intended to grow into a list of favourite, most useful and up-to-date links to organ-related websites. It is being s-l-o-w-l-y built from scratch by personal submission, and every link will be tested to verify it is a genuine site. Bill Drake was undoubtedly one of Britain's Rolls Royce organ builders.

His organ at St John's, Bridgetown, Devon is one of the finest in the county. His artistry was matchless. He once took a friend and me around several organs he had worked on in Devon and it was quite evident that, whatever he worked on, he breathed gold over it. The Institute of British Organ Building has a list of accredited organ builders on its website.

Other information. The Institute of British Organ Building has recently had a national organ building apprentice standard approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships, with the Royal College of Organists as the assessment body. Plans are in place to.