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The Magic of Sound: Presentation of the Book about Belarusian Pipe Organs

The Magic of Sound: Presentation of the Book about Belarusian Pipe Organs
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September 25
Date
4 p.m.
Time
The "Rakurs" gallery (2nd floor)
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The book «Argany Belarusi» (Belarusian pipe organs) includes a scientific research and colorful illustrations. The readers will make fascinating travel, cause the organ culture of Belarus counts more than 600 years of unusually rich and beautiful history.

Epochs were changing, fateful events for our country were taking place, butthe organ sounds still continue to fill the souls of Belarusians with peace and serenity.

Names of outstanding organists and composers, organ masters, as well as technical characteristics of each of the described instruments: all this can be found in the book.

The idea of ​​publishing the book appeared in the Belarusskaya Encyclopedia imeni Petrusya Brovki publishing house and found support among Belarusian musicologists.

The study took almost a year, the expedition lasted 39 days. Mathematician-organist Alexander Burdelyov together with Anatoly Dribas, the photographer of the publishing house, made 13 thousand kilometers looking for the surviving "kings of musical instruments".

We invite you to see the unique edition and to learn more about it on September 25 at 4 pm in the  "Rakurs" gallery (2nd floor).

For more info: (+375 17) 293 28 81, 266 37 37, 293 28 23.
E-mail: pr@nlb.by

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