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#703582 - 11/22/05 09:55 PM Homemade Pipe Organ  
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Has anyone run across this? I saw it tonight and thought, wow! Raphi Giangiulio is building his own pipe organ, completely out of wood. Take a look at the photograph, it's beautiful.

http://www.rwgiangiulio.com/


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#703583 - 12/08/05 12:11 PM Re: Homemade Pipe Organ  
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Fascinating! Thanks for the link.

#703584 - 05/02/08 12:57 PM Re: Homemade Pipe Organ  
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Fascinating how only 1 manual + helper changing simple stops (+/- the octave, or Bourdon) between phrases still give the intended 'dialogue' in Bach's Toccata and Fugue BWV565.

Loved the builder's own presentation.
The first example where I heard clearly that adding some 4th harmonic (2 octaves up, or 2' Doublette) is essential to get The Organ Sound.

#703585 - 05/02/08 02:48 PM Re: Homemade Pipe Organ  
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WOW!!! That's really neat! he made his own pipes, air boxes, and everything. Thanks for posting. I need to bookmark this web site.


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