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Through this book the church organist will be greatly assisted in understanding his role in more effective service playing, and he will be exposed to sound and proven methods for improving his organ technique.The entire gamut of organ playing is covered in chapters that discuss accompanying the congregation and choir; solo playing; playing for special occasions such as weddings and funerals; modulation, improvisations, and transposition; arranging choral music; and organ registration. Of special interest are chapters on the skills unique to playing, as well as the considerations to keep in mind when purchasing the electronic or small "unit" organ.Additional resources include an up-to-date listing of recommended books and music plus numerous musical examples including over 40 modulatory cadences.
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Samuel Walter Willet Pickup (March 1, 1859 – November 15, 1935) was a Canadian farmer, merchant, shipbuilder, shipowner, and politician.
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