Gordon D.W. Curtis's A Provincial Organ Builder in Victorian England: William PDF

By Gordon D.W. Curtis

ISBN-10: 1138278807

ISBN-13: 9781138278806

ISBN-10: 1409417522

ISBN-13: 9781409417521

William Sweetland was once a tub organ builder who flourished from c.1847 to 1902 within which time he equipped approximately three hundred organs, commonly for church buildings and chapels in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, but additionally for destinations scattered south of a line from the Wirral to the Wash. Gordon Curtis areas this paintings of a provincial organ builder within the wider context of English musical lifestyles within the latter 1/2 the 19th century. An introductory bankruptcy stories the provincial musical scene and units the organ within the context of non secular worship, public concert events and household music-making. The booklet relates the biographical information of Sweetland's kinfolk and company heritage utilizing fabric got from public and kinfolk files. Curtis surveys Sweetland's organ- construction paintings generally and a few of his most vital organs intimately, with patents and different innovations explored. The musical repertoire of the provinces, relatively with reference to organ recitals, is mentioned, in addition to noting Sweetland's pals, different organ developers, architects and artists. half II of the publication includes a Gazetteer of all identified organs via Sweetland equipped by way of counties. every one access incorporates a brief heritage of the software and its current . because there's no definitive released record of his paintings, and as the entire place of work files have been misplaced in a hearth a long time in the past, it will be the closest method of a entire checklist for this builder.

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