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#61 OmegaConsort

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 08:30 PM

Is it anywhere else, or just the OCJ?


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Posted 10 March 2017 - 06:13 PM

GREAT
16,8,8,8,8,8,4,4,2 2/3,2,2,IV,IV,16,8,4
TRANSEPT GREAT
16,8,4,2 2/3,2,IV,8
SWELL
16,8,8,8,8,4,4,2,III,IV,16,8,8,16,8,4
SOLO
16,8,8,8,8,4,2,16,8,8,Fr. Horn 8, Ophicleide 8, Tubas 8,4
CHOIR
16,8,8,8,4,4,2 2/3,2,2,1 3/5,III,8
PEDAL
Open 32,Stopped 32,16,16,16,16,16 Solo,16 Choir,8,8,8,4,4,IV,32,16,16,8,4

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Posted 10 March 2017 - 11:43 PM

GREAT
16,8,8,8,8,8,4,4,2 2/3,2,2,IV,IV,16,8,4

 

 

Are the 8's three opens plus two flutes?

How nice to see a French Horn on the Solo. Our local foghorn has one and it's a superb stop - smoothly realistic and very useful. Why is this stop so rare?



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Posted 11 March 2017 - 01:06 AM

 

Are the 8's three opens plus two flutes?

It’s like the 1930s never went away. I’d prefer OD, Gamba, SD, Harmonic Flute, Gemshorn. Or even an undulant.

 

Of the two IV compounds on the Gt is one a Cornet or a high mixture?



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Posted 11 March 2017 - 08:08 AM

[quote name="Vox Humana" post="71384" timestamp="1489189398"]
Are the 8's three opens plus two flutes?

2 Opens, Gamba, Open and Stopped Flutes.

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 08:11 AM

 
Of the two IV compounds on the Gt is one a Cornet or a high mixture?


It looks like it it is the same as is currently the case - Mixture IV with tierce, Fourniture IV with just quints.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 12:42 PM

Apparently, one of the "most loved stops" on the Durham Cathedral organ, is the French Horn,was told this by JBL, a few years ago  :)



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 04:07 PM

When Bill Minay had St Cuthbert's Edinburgh rebuilt by Walkers in the 50's , he set French Horn on Swell 1 - he never tired of using it he said

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 01:09 PM

The French Horn on the right-hand Echo Organ in Symphony Hall, Birmingham is sublime.


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