Viscount North America
Viscount Organs is one of the leading makers of digital organs and related accessories. The Viscount name has been manufacturing quality instruments in one form or another since the 19th century, and the same commitment to craftsmanship that guided the Galanti family in Italy continues to inspire our work today in North America. The 21st century ushered in a new era of organ playing and making, and Viscount offered premier Physis technology to meet these changing needs.
Here you’ll find expert insights into your Viscount products, celebratory news from Viscount, as well as technical information for your new digital organ. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have about our products or our story.
The pipe organ is referred to the King of Instruments for many reasons, and size is, of course, one of them. Pipe Organs are well known for their grandiose size and incredible range of tones and voices. But despite many organs filling entire churches or buildings, one pipe organ, in particular, can claim the title…Read More
At the beginning of this month, Viscount Organs was thrilled to be a featured part of the 2018 National American Guild of Organists Convention. As always, the convention was a smash hit, and to thank our gracious hosts, we thought we would take a few moments to talk about the Guild, its mission, history, and…Read More
The pipe organ is an ancient instrument. Indeed, many agree that the first pipe organ was created by a Greek engineer in the 3rd Century BCE. While the appearance and the means by which it is powered has changed dramatically in the thousands of years since then, in many ways it still functions in the…Read More
It’s been a while since we’ve done a blog on interesting organ facts, so we thought we’d revisit the topic with a brand new set of fun facts! The pipe organ has been an object of fascination for hundreds, nearly thousands of years. In that time, the instrument has changed shape, purpose, and preferences. So…Read More
Viscount North America will be celebrating Viscount’s 128th year by unveiling new organ models at the 2018 National American Guild of Organists Convention July 2 – 6th in Kansas City, MO. We will be showcasing our new all American designed 4-manual drawknob organ, the UNICO 800 in Exhibit Hall A, along with a new more…Read More
In the past year, Viscount North America and our new Tonal Director, Robert Darnall, and the entire Viscount International R&D Lab, has been working hard to create additional enhanced voice models for the American Organ Market. As anyone trained in the field of organ voicing, building, and design knows, it’s not just about having excellent…Read More
Viscount Organs has been making premium-quality organs for more than a century. In that time, we’ve proven ourselves to be innovators in the field of the digital organ. We offer our incredible hybrid organs to those who are looking to update their existing pipe or church organs. But when is the right time to, and…Read More
The church organ has a long and storied history, going back for hundreds of years. During that time, countless accomplished musicians have sat at the bench and played stirring music of all kinds for innumerable audiences. But during the tenure of this King of Instruments, there have been some musicians that have stood out as…Read More
The church organ is an iconic instrument. It’s nearly impossible not to imagine an organ inside of any of the great churches or basilicas of the world. The two are almost perfectly interlinked. The grand size and imposing sounds of the church organ have earned it the title of “King of Instruments” from many. But…Read More
For over 100 years, Viscount Organs has been producing organs of unparalleled quality. In that time, countless musicians have sat behind the pedals and keys of our organs and played everything from timid first notes to entire concertos. We’re glad that we’ve been a part of the music community for so long, and we’re always…Read More