Sound that varies according to where it is heard
If you listen while close to the console, the aesthetics feel quite different to what might be experienced in the seats at the venue, where additional reverberation gives the sound an ethereal quality that envelops the listener. Imagining how the sound might be heard by those in the audience while playing is one difficult aspect of mastering the pipe organ.
Musical Instrument Guide : Pipe Organ Contents
How to Play
How the Instrument is Made
Care and Maintenance
- Various sizes, from large-scale to pocket-sized
- Can you tell an expensive instrument from its sound?
- Changing fashions in the number of manuals
- Partial bass range
- Delay between play and sound
- Appreciating the aesthetics of churches
- Pipe organ treasures in Tokyo
- Sound that varies according to where it is heard