In one of my previous videos, I have already discussed Chorton and Kammerton, pitch levels which differ from our modern A - 440 Hz approximately by the half step up or down. Hopefully these terms make sense to you now. But in the above video I didn't explain the reason why the tuning of these organs was based on different pitch levels. In case you are still wandering, here is my answer.
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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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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.