Corno Inglese Italian

According to Williams, �a gentle 16' reed of the Krummhorn type, sometimes treble half only and found on secondary manuals ... found in organs by the Serassis and others�. The Serassi family made organs from 1730 to 1860.

This name is also a synonym for English Horn.

Examples

Corno inglese 16' (treble), Concert; Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Tende, France; Serassi 1807 (restored 1971).

Corno inglese 16' (treble), Manual; Pieve di S. Stefano, Serravalle, Italy; Agati 1822.

Corno inglese 8' (from tenor C), Canto; Nostra Signora della Consolazione, Genova, Italy; Locatelli 1880.

Corno inglese 16' (treble), Manual; Nostra Signora della Consolazione, Genova, Italy; Locatelli 1879.

Bibliography

Grove[1]: Corno. Williams[1]: Glossary: Corno.
 
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