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By Gordon D.W. Curtis

ISBN-10: 1138278807

ISBN-13: 9781138278806

ISBN-10: 1409417522

ISBN-13: 9781409417521

William Sweetland used to be a tub organ builder who flourished from c.1847 to 1902 within which time he outfitted approximately three hundred organs, ordinarily 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 locations this paintings of a provincial organ builder within the wider context of English musical existence within the latter half the 19th century. An introductory bankruptcy experiences the provincial musical scene and units the organ within the context of spiritual worship, public concert events and family music-making. The ebook relates the biographical information of Sweetland's family members and company background utilizing fabric received from public and relations documents. Curtis surveys Sweetland's organ- development paintings more often than not and a few of his most crucial organs intimately, with patents and different innovations explored. The musical repertoire of the provinces, rather with reference to organ recitals, is mentioned, in addition to noting Sweetland's neighbors, different organ developers, architects and artists. half II of the ebook contains a Gazetteer of all identified organs by way of Sweetland prepared via counties. each one access incorporates a brief historical past of the software and its current situation. because there isn't any definitive released record of his paintings, and as the entire workplace 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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