Books

The books listed below are just a selection of those available related to the organ. Do you have a favourite that should be added to the list, or perhaps you might like to write a book review for ‘The Organ Manual’ site?

Some recent book reviews can be found on The Organ Magazine site.

Title Author
Bach A Musical Biography Peter Williams
Bach’s Feet: The Organ Pedals In European Culture David Yearsley
Harmonization at the Keyboard Charles Proctor
Making Music On The Organ Peter Hurford
Organ Arthur Wills
Organ-isms Jenny Setchell
Organ Practice: The Anne Marsden Thomas Guide Anne Marsden Thomas
Organs and Organists: Their Inside Stories Jenny Setchell
Organ-Stops and Their Artistic Registration George Ashdown Audsley
The Cambridge Companion to the Organ Nicholas Thistlethwaite, Geoffrey Webber
The Classical Organ in Britain vol 1-3 John Rowntree and John Brennan
The History of the English Organ Stephen Bicknell
The Making of the Victorian Organ Nicholas Thistlethwaite
The Music of the English Parish Church 1 & 2 Nicholas Temperley
The Organ William Leslie Sumner
The Organ Book David Baker
The Organ in Western Culture, 750-1250 Peter Williams
The Organ Music of J S Bach Peter Williams
The Organ: An Encyclopaedia Douglas Earl Bush, Richard Kassel
The Organs of Britain John Norman
The Registration of Baroque Organ Music Barbara Owen
Wednesdays at 5.55: Organ Recitals at the Royal Festival Hall W Harry Hoyle