This classic book contains a comprehensive guide to playing the organ, with chapters on every aspect from mastering the basic techniques to playing complex arrangements and beyond. With clear, step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, “The Technique and Art of Organ Playing” is ideal for beginners and will also be of considerable utility to more experienced players. Contents include: “The Organ as an Instrument”, “Manual Touches”, “Pedal Technique”, “Part-playing, Including the Playing of Hymns”, “Changing from One Manual to Another. Playing on Two Manuals Simultaneously with one Hand”, “Adapting Piano Accompaniments to the Organ”, “The Manipulation of the Swell Pedal”, “Accent”, “Rhythm”, “The Playing of Ornaments”, “Registration and Colour”, 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, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of the organ.