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Manufacturing the muse

 

Dennis G. Waring:
"Manufacturing the Muse. Estey Organs & Consumer Culture in Victorian America"
Wesleyan University Press
Middletown CT
2002 | isbn 0-8195-6508--3 paperback | isbn 0-8195-6507-5 hardbound, 356 pages, with cd.

CD ingesloten in het boek, de cd is niet los verkrijgbaar.
CD is enclosed in the book, only available with the book.

 

 

disc

                            

Disclaimer: Presenting the soundtracks of this compact disc is meant to give you an impression of the disc only available with the book. The book is still available. For the few of you claiming to be "too poor" to buy it: The book is available as "google books" (partial and some pages removed). That is why there will be 4 soundtracks maximum available from this disc. The soundtracks available can be changed without any prior warning. And you can never be sure that it is a full soundtrack!

 

Tracklist

Selections from the Estey Organ Method

The numbers following the track name, refer to the edition of the Organ method and the index number in this album.

Carolyn Halsted, organist

Estey & Co., 1874, no. 49352. Five-octave Cottage Organ, partially restored.
Track 01. Andante from Trio, Op. 1, Beethoven (Estey 1879, 59)
Track 02. Air from La fille du Madam Angot, Lecocq (Estey 1882, 50)
Track 03. "Song without Words," Mendelssohn (Estey 1879, 76)
Track 04. Chorus from Moses in Egypt, Rossini (Estey 1879, 52)
Track 05. Prelude in C Minor, Chopin (Estey 1882, 93)
Track 06. Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhäuser, Wagner (Estey 1882, 104)
Track 07. National Airs from th'e Estey Organ Method (1879, 137, 44) SOUNDTRACK
 
  • England: "God Save the Queen"
  • America: "Star-Spangled Banner"
  • Russia: "National Hymn"
  • Austria: "God Save the Emperor"
  • France: "La Marseillaise"

 

Ned Phoenix, organist

Estey Organ Co., 1898, no. 297262. Six-octave Parlor Organ,  restored.
Track 08. Traümerei; Schumann (Estey 1882, 86)
Track 09. "Home Waltz" (Estey 1882, 28)
Track 10. "Estey Hymn", Ditmars (Estey 1882, 62)
Track 11. "The Last Rose ofSummer," Milliken (Estey 1882, 51)

 

Ned Phoenix, organist; Becky Graber, soprano

Estey Organ Co., 1898, no. 297262. Six-octave Parlor Organ, restored.
Songs from the Estey Organ Method
Track 12. "I Cannot Sing the Old Songs" (excerpt), Claribel (Estey 1879,74)
Track 13. "I Love My Love" (excerpt), Pinsuti (Estey 1879, 86)
Track 14. "Call Me Thine Own" (excerpt), Halévy (Estey 1882, 128)


Nancy Reed, organist; Jack Reed, tenor

Estey Organ Co., 1891, no. 235784. Five-octave Parlor Organ.
Victorian Parlor Songs
Track 15. "Home Sweet Home," Payne SOUNDTRACK
Track 16. Stephen Foster medley:
 
  • "Oh! Susanna"
  • "Old Folks at Home"
  • "Beautiful Dreamer"
Track 17. "The Honeysuckle and the Bee;' Penn
Track 18. "Bird in a Gilded Cage," von Tilzer
Track 19. "Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes;' Old English


E. A. Boadway, organist

Estey & Green, 1860, no. 7135. Two-rank Perfect Melodeon, unrestored. Collection of E. A. Boadway, Claremont, N.H.
Music for Church and Lodge
Track 20. "Danny Boy;' Irish melody
Estey & Co., 1874, no. 45661. One-manual Cottage Organ. Qld Trinity Episcopal Church, Cornish, N.H.
Track 21. "Herr Gott, dich lob en alle wir" (Old Hundredth), Drischner SOUNDTRACK
Estey Organ Co., 1889, no. 204721. One-manual Philharmonic Organ. Gethsemane EpiscopaLChurch, Proctorsville, Vt.
Track 22. "La Baritone;' Leybach
Estey Organ Co., 1896, no. 287018. One-manual Chapel . Organ. Community Church, United Methodist, West Unity, N.H.
Track 23. Scottish tune, Anon., published 1877
Estey Organ Co., 1918, no. 411155. One-manual Artist's Organ. Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Whitefield, N.H.
Track 24.

"Gegrüsset seist du, Königen," German Catholic hymn tune

Estey Organ Co., c. 1926, no. 439780. Two-manual ­with-pedal Studio Organ. Old Trinity Episcopal Church, Cornish, N.H. (hand-cranked by author).
Track 25. "Piccola Marcia," Mauri
Estey Organ Co., 1952, no. 498541. One-manual Parlor Organ; electric blower. Old St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, West Claremont, N.H.
Track 26. Voluntary, Linley
Track 27. Hymn Tune, "Blaenwern," Rowlands


Carolyn Halsted, organist

Estey & Co., 1874, no. 49352. Five-octave Cottage Organ, partially restored.
Hymn tunes from the Estey Organ Method (1879, 147-51)
Track 28.
  • "Germany," Beethoven
  • "Hamburg," arr. Mason
  • "Boylston," Mason
  • "A Strong Castle Is Our God," Luther "Coronation," Holden


Luella Frechette, organist

Estey Organ Co., opus 300, 1906. Three-manual pipe organ. First Baptist Church, Brattleboro, Vt. (donated by the Estey family in memory of Julius Estey).
Track 29. "Just a Closer Walk with Thee," Traditional
Track 30. "Come Let Us Sing," Paxton
   
Mansion Music  
Estey Residence Organ with "automatic" self-playing mechanism. 1917 console, pipework from several old Esteys. Installed in the residence .of Laurence W Leonard, Laconia, N.H.
Track 31. "The Sheik of Araby," Snyder SOUNDTRACK
   

 

E. A. Boadway, organist

Estey Organ Co. Parlor Organ, 1909, no. 370590, unre­stored. Choir loft auxilary organ in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Claremont, N.H.
 
Estey Organ Tonal Design
Track 32. Demonstration of various stop combinations and effects. In its present unrestored condition, it is interesting (and amusing) to hear the organ's internal machinations as stops are demonstrated. SOUNDTRACK

 

Coda

Ned Phoenix, organist

Estey Organ Co., 1898, no. 297262. Six-octave Parlor Organ, restored.
Track 33. "Swanee River Swing," Foster, arr. Phoenix
Track 34. "In the Good Old Summertime," Shields and Evans; arr. Phoenix

 

 

 



 

 

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