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Cavaillé-Cool

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About Cavaillé-Cool

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  • Birthday 10/03/1980

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    France, Lorraine (North-Est)
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    Music (not just for organ), Composition, the life and work of César Franck, drawing and painting, architecture, cats...
  1. "Joke specification" II) Hauptwerk (61 notes) 01 Quintatön 16 02 Klein Prinzipal 8 03 Bourdon 8 04 Praestan 4 05 Superoktav 2 06 Kornett V 07 Oberacutascharffmixtur X (1/8) 08 Spitztrompete 8 09 Spitzclarion 4 I) Rückpositiv (61 notes) 10 Quintatönlein 8 11 Prinzipal 4 12 Rhorflœte 4 13 Nasat 2 2/3 14 Quarte 2 15 Terz 1 3/5 16 Larigot 1 1/3 17 Hochymbel V (1/6) 18 Baërpfeiferegal 16 19 Klein Krummhorn 8 III) Brustwerk (enclosed, 73 notes) 20 Gedackt 8 21 Gedackt céleste 8 22 Flœte 4 23 Prinzipal 2 24 Ripieno IV (1/4) 25 Schamey 8 Pedalwerk (32 notes) 26 Praestan 16 27 Subbass 16 28 Oktavbass 8 29 Choralbass 4 30 Posaune 16 I/II (tiroir), III/II sub, uniss, super I/P, II/P, III/P Tremulant I, II, III
  2. My proposition isn't as the french neoclassic organs but is in the tradition of Dalstein-Hærpfer (Boulay) between 1863 and 1914. This sort of organ is in the middle of Walcker and Cavaillé-Coll (Johann Karl Hærpfer was Walcker's student and met Dalstein when Cavaillé-Coll was at the construction of Saint-Sulpice in Paris). If you see my stoplist, you can find elements of french symphonic organ (harmonic flutes, french trumpet, harmonic progression as carillon I-III, details reed), and elements of german orgnbuilding (kegelladen, conical stops like gemshorn, terz-mixtur like the fourniture of grand-orgue, flûte majeur — no harmonic, two mouth opposed, salicional 16). I think this sort of instruments are the better to play great pieces of Liszt and other german composers.
  3. Some proposal here view like neo-classic french organs from the 60-70s... My version (in the langage between french and german, like in my country of east from France). I) Grand-Orgue (56) 01. Montre 16 02. Bourdon 16 03. Montre 8 04. Bourdon 8 05. Flûte majeure 8 06. Gemshorn 8 07. Viola di gamba 8 08. Prestant 09. Flûte amabile 4 10. Quinte 2 2/3 11. Fourniture V * C : 2 2/3, 2, 1 1/3, 1, 2/3 * c : 4, 2 2/3, 2, 1 1/3, 1 * c' : 5 1/3, 4, 2 2/3, 2, 1 3/5 12. Fagott 16 13. Trompette 8 14. Clairon 4 II) Récit expressif (56) 15. Salicional 16 16. Lieblich gedackt 8 17. Salicional 8 18. Voix céleste 8 19. Flûte octaviante 4 20. Octavin 2 21. Carillon I-III * C : 2 2/3 * c : 2 2/3, 1 * c' : 2 2/3, 1 3/5, 1 22. Cor anglais 16 23. Trompette mirabilis 8 24. Fagott-Oboe 8 25. Vox humana 8 Pédale (30) 26. Contrebasse 16 (open, wood) 27. Soubasse 16 28. Quintebasse 10 2/3 29. Octavebasse 8 30. Trombone 16 I/I (Barker on I), II/I, Suboctavkoppel II/I I/P, II/P, Trémolo II, mechanical combinations (PP, P, mF, F, FF), crescendo. Mechanical notes traction, pneumatical stops traction.
  4. Add a fourth keyboard on an authentic Mutin-Cavaillé-Coll of 1903, inaugurated by Widor? Are you crazy? These week-end I will play these organ with the fourth symphony of Louis Vierne in concert. You can believe me : there's nothing to add at this very beautifull organ!
  5. In 1868 Notre-Dame of Paris was an instrument for improvisation, it was impossible to play some organ pages because all keyboards had just copula on Grand-orgue (I/II, III/II, IV/II, V/II) and just "Grand-orgue/pédale" and "Grand-choeur/pédale (I/P, II/P). How play Franck or Vierne without more accessories? That's why Vierne an Cochereau have modified this organ which was an intellectual instrument into a music instrument. Sorry for my english...
  6. Happily in France organs are protected by commissions. Otherwise all those which are not to the taste of certain persons (Notre-Dame of Paris, Saint-Sulpice, Saint-Ouen of Rouen, Saint-Sernin of Toulouse, etc) would leave to the garbage can. To destroy his heritage it is to kill History.
  7. In french I would say : "mais euh..." (buuuut...). Many great organs have electronic combinations, it's like machintosh... just one button on the mouse... you don't have to use manual stops when you play. Just "+1".
  8. You can see the console of Evreux. Do you think that's horrible?
  9. I find this console isn't very beautyfull... If you can see the old Cavaillé-Coll's console at the Museeum... that's a really monument! French organbuilders? Who? I agree when you see the Aubertin's consoles with very short unconfortable keyboards (I have big hands and I can play C-g on this sort of keyboards...). Cavaillé-Coll or Puget made very pratical consoles, the same for Dalstein-Haerpfer. For neobaroc instruments, the Alfred Kern organs are like Bentley or Rolls Royce for car. After... it's thru, that's maybe very difficult.
  10. I've just a word about these organbuilder for the reconstruction of the Moucherel-organ of Albi : FFfzzFfFFFFffZzzZfFFFfFFFZzZZzzzFFffFFffFormentelli
  11. Hello everybody, I'm a new logged forumist of France. To beginn I scuse me for my very bad english, but I can't speak better french... or german... Don't fight on my head please... Sad you can't go in north-est of France (Lorraine). You could see very particular organs between Cavaillé-Coll and Walcker. The most importants organbuilders of the 19th century in these country are Dalstein&Haerpfer, Bartholomaei-Blési, Sauvage... You can see my Bartholomaei-Blési organ HERE.
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