The History of the Organ in the United States Paperback – Aug 22 1988
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"This book is the best single source of information about American organ building and the content is clearly presented. There are wonderful quotations from prime sources and many photographs and stop-lists." - American Music Teacher
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I didn't buy this book at Amazon but from the OHS (Organ Historical Society). It is very detailed and leaning towards a scholarly approach, but Orpha Ochse managed to write it in an interesting and still entertaining way, so no boring, dry historical facts here! Hopefully some day it will be updated with the most recent developments in the field. Orpha Ochse is one of the leading authorities in this country for Pipe Organ History, a great scholar and, as I was told by my American colleagues in the Pipe Organ Field, a lovely person.