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Chamber organ,

Technical description: English chamber organ. Iron stop-levers and pedal. Compass 51notes, C₂ - D₆ [C - d'''], C♯₂ keys plays A₁. Specification:-Stopped 8-ft, open 4-ft, open 2-ft, open 4-ft (from C♯₄); the ranks halve at D₄/C♯₄.Left: fifteenth.Left: principal bass.Left: diapason bass.Right: octave (new 4-ft).Right: principal treble.Right: diapason treble. Repair History: Repaired by the firm of J.W.Walker. Restored by Noel Mander in 1965. A second 4-ft rank of metal pipes was added to the original wooden pipes in 1965 and are held in a previously empty rack. Pipes C₄ to D₆ of the 2-ft rank were re-made in metal in 1965. An electric bellows-blower was added in 1915 (the original pedal still works the original bellows).

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.222.11+421.222.3-8
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh