This vintage book contain a practical handbook on the mechanism of the organ, with a chapter on tuning. From the pipes of a traditional organ to the keys of an electric one, this volume contains information on every aspect of organ mechanics and will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in the subject. Contents include: “Wind Supply”, “How the Grooves are Arranged”, “The Pipes”, “From Key to Pallet”, “The Stops”, “The Stops (continued)”, “The Stop Action”, “The Stop Action”, “The Pneumatic Action”, “The Couplers”, “The Swell Organ”, “Tuning the Organ”, “The Compass of the Organ”, “The Case of the Organ”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of the organ.