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 church organ is a unique instrument in many ways due to its design, its history, and its sound. But there is yet another reason why it is a unique instrument: It requires special shoes to place it well. Organ shoes are specially designed to help the church organ player play the pedal keyboard well,…Read More
Each year, Music Trades, the music industry’s leading insider publication, ranks the top 225 largest musical merchandise manufacturers in the world, by revenue. We are happy to announce that Viscount has officially made it to the top of the list among all other organ manufacturers. This jump in ranking was due in part to our…Read More
The church organ is an instrument that has been around for ages, making it one of the oldest instruments still played. The first variation of the organ occurred in Greece in the 3rd century BC as the hydraulis. The organ continued on through the ages with the Persian empire as the urghun and into the…Read More
The church organ is one of the oldest instruments still played by modern musicians. The first organ recorded was in Greece in the 3rd century: The word “organ” originates from the Greek word organon meaning “instrument” or “tool.” Ctesibius of Alexandria invented the organ, then called a hydraulis, which was operated through water pressure that…Read More
We are humbled and honored to have been featured in the December 2016 issue of Music Trades Magazine. Music Trades is the music industry’s leading insider publication for all musical merchandise companies in the world, and has been published without interruption since 1890. According to Music Trades… “With four basic product families [at Viscount], starting…Read More
Please use our ‘find a dealer’ page to search for your nearest authorized Viscount organ dealer. All of our authorized traditional and digital organ dealers are required to maintain competent service, repair facilities, and staff. If you are unsure about who your authorized Viscount organ dealer is, or you’re in an area with limited coverage,…Read More
Basic Steps for Learning the Organ Learn to Read Music One of the first steps to playing the organ is to learn how to read music. Reading music is about not only learning the names of the notes, but also learning how to count time signatures and keep a steady rhythm. Many music stores have…Read More
In order to provide fast, quality service, Viscount North America has US based parts and service support. If you ever need any assistance, call your local dealer. If you are an independent technician, please contact our service department. Viscount covers defects on parts and materials for a period of 10 years from the date of…Read More
Absolutely. Here are some great benefits of choosing Physis® Technology for your next hybrid organ project… Patented Tuning Technology- Viscount has one of the most sophisticated tuning systems available, which keeps your digital stops tuned with your pipes, no matter how far or how fast yours pipes may drift. The tuning and interface systems of…Read More
The library of our digital organ is currently just under 1200 voices, and the pipe models are universal across every Viscount organ model. This means that no matter if you have the smallest two-manual, or the largest five-manual, you have access to the entire library of voices. And getting new voices is as easy as…Read More