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Towards the Conservation and Restoration of Historic Organs A Record of the

ISBN 0715175866 / 9780715175866 / 0-7151-7586-6

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Possibly the most important British organs conference in the last thirty years was held in Liverpool in August 1999, jointly organised by the Council for the Care of Churches, the British Institute of Organ Studies, and the Institute of British Organ Building. This collection of papers from the conference contains a comprehensive overview of organ conservation in Britain, Europe and the USA, with renowned contributers drawing on their experience and expertise. Areas covered include: conservation related to musical performance and surviving historic instruments; concert organs and their repertoire; advisers; training; archaeology; conservation plans. The book also contains key documents in conservation related to the organ and contact information for the major organisations in the field. [via]