Vintage Organs

Since the middle of the 20th century, the words “organ” and “Hammond” have been virtually synonymous, but organs were first built by the ancient Greeks, who invented the hydraulis, which used pressure generated by flowing water to pump air through pipes to produce sound. Air bellows eventually replaced these water-driven systems, and by the end of the Middle Ages, elaborate organs with numerous keyboards (or manuals, as they are also called)...Continue Reading