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Have to buy an electronic organ. What?


New member
My teacher says I should buy an electronic organ. Now, I am starting studying organ and I actually don't know anything about them. Could you give me some advice? I don't need a super one, it's in order to study (2 manuals and pedalboard). Do you think it is better the radial or the straight pedalboard?

Thank you.


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Maybe someone from Italy on here can assist you.. alot depends on the amount of money you have to spend or finaince. I do not know what instruments are available in your coountry either. I like.. Johnannus, Viscount, some Allen makes myself.. But those I know.. I prefer radial ( curved AGO boards ) but really it is what you are used to playing with. If you have a computer too might consider an cheaper organ that has MIDI captibility.. then you can have a choise of many different virtual organs and have terrific sounds. Good Luck. Another thought is maybe a church that might allow you to practice for small fee. That is what I did in my high school and early college days so I could practice.


Admiral of Fugues
I'd not buy straight as they are so uncommon except in Baroque organs, as you don't need to have a faux-pipe organ, you could always investigate synthesizers on racks and independant pedals (far cheaper).