Mr. Phillip Parkey is a long time member of the American Institute of Organbuilders as well as the American Guild of Organists. The information provided here is based on over 20 years of experience and the installation and completion of over 100 instruments.
It is a compilation of in-depth information ranging from industry standards and descriptions to the format of purchasing a pipe organ. Many of the articles are in response to common questions from organists and organ committees.
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We hope you will find this information helpful!
I. The purchasing process
University or Recital Hall organs
Hybrid – Electronic with pipe vs. Pipe with electronic
III. Understanding Organ Specifications
IV. Pipe Organ Placement and Acoustics
V. Key and Windchest actions
Tracker or mechanical action
VI. Winding systems
VII. Contracts and payment schedules
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