Everybody knows that organ pipes usually are made out of wood or metal but did you know that sometimes masters experimented with glass, porcelain, plastic, paper, even stone. World-famous bamboo organ in Las Piñas, the Philippines even has an international festival. The pipes of this instrument (except those of Trumpet) are made out of bamboo because wood in this area was hard to find. Listen to the sounds of the bamboo organ.
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Drs. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
Organists of Vilnius University , teachers at National M.K. Čiurlionis School of Art, creators of Secrets of Organ Playing.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.