Pipe organ information

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General Information about Pipe Organs

The pipe organ is a fascinating musical instrument. Learn more about its components and its unique sounds.

The Console

Not to be confused with the organ itself, the organ console is like a desk from which the organist plays the instrument.

Acoustics and Placement

Like other acoustic instruments, the pipe organ’s sounds are enhanced by a reverberant acoustic and good placement.

Temperature and Humidity

The temperature and relative humidity of the air surrounding a pipe organ, as well as the stability of the same, will dictate the instrument's state of tune.

Purchaser’s Responsibilities

What are the purchaser's responsibilities as part of a typical pipe organ contract? Learn more about the Organ Purchaser’s Responsibilities.

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