Wikipedia:WikiProject PipeOrgan

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Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organise information in articles related to the pipe organ and related musical pages. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you have knowledge of or an interest in pipe organs and wish to make Wikipedia a reliable source of reference for organs, organists and organ music, please add your name to the list of participants.

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 WikiProject PipeOrgan  (edit)
Project Information
Things you can do (see ToDo)


The scope of this project includes any articles related to:

Related projects[edit]



This is a list of the major articles for this project. A full list of articles can be found here





Proposed miniprojects and collaborations[edit]

Aeolian-Skinner – The lead is good, but then it jumps immediately to the Harrison years, giving none of the information about the pre-Harrison time of the company. I hope someone can add something so I don't have to go looking for my ol' books on Skinner. :-) – Philippe | Talk 13:28, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Current mini-projects[edit]

Organ pipe revision[edit]

Copyedit Organ pipe, Organ console, Flue pipe and Reed pipe.


If any organist has a recording they would be happy to release to Wikipedia (or preferably Commons, the database for such things, see: Commons:Commons:Media_help), it would be a great addition to the articles on that composition and the composer: articles we already have for organ compositions may be found at: Category:Compositions for organ. If anyone has or would like to make recordings for wikipedia of any other organ compositions, it would be an easy enough task for me or someone else to write the corresponding encyclopaedic article (given that the composition is significant enough). Clavecin 10:20, 28 June 2007 (UTC)


Adding or improving/formatting specifications in articles about, or with, specific organs. See also: Category:Pipe_organs. Please add organs and tag them with in progress when you start out doing one, to avoid more than one participant working on a list at the same time.


See Wikipedia:WikiProject PipeOrgan/Participants for participants of the project. Feel free to add yourself to the list.


Project notice[edit]

This is the project notice, designed to be placed in the talk page of any article that has been edited as part of this WikiProject.

Code: {{WikiProject Pipe Organ}}


WikiProject Pipe Organ  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Pipe Organ, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Pipe Organ on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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Stub notice[edit]

This is a stub-template for use on the biographical organist articles, either in addition to, or replacing the existing {{Keyboardist-stub}}.

Code: {{organist-stub}}


User pages[edit]

This is to be placed on the User pages of participants, after addition to Participants list. (Note: This is not a Userbox, so will not fit alongside other userboxes in a standard wikitable)

Code: {{PipeOrgan-project-member}}


Frankfurt Katharinenkirche Orgelprospekt 1990.jpg This user is a member of WikiProject PipeOrgan, a WikiProject aiming to develop and expand Wikipedia's content relating to the pipe organ and its associated repertoire, organists, and other articles.

Please feel free to join us.


This is a Userbox.

Code: {{User WikiProject PipeOrgan}}


Pipe.organ.console.arp.jpg This user is a member of WikiProject PipeOrgan.


Clean-up tools[edit]

Article categories[edit]

The following hierarchy shows the categories appropriate for articles that come under the banner of WikiProject Pipe organ:


Project categories[edit]

Related links[edit]


Main tool page:
  • Reflinks – Edits bare references – adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks – Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver – Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer – Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]