Echo Nachthorn English
Fernhorn German

While authorities agree that the name Fernhorn refers to a softer and smaller scaled Nachthorn, there is little agreement on what type of Nachthorn. Wedgwood describes it as �a cylindrical open metal stop, of large scale but small bore, at Washington Temple, U.S.A. (Kimball Co.).� According to Maclean, that same example is stopped, not open. Audsley describes it as half-covered and of 8' pitch, and recommends a pressure of 2.5" or less. Irwin describes its tone as �placid, quiet� and �fluty but not round-toned�. The name Fernhorn comes from the German word fern, meaning �distant�.

Examples

None known. Contributions welcome.

Bibliography

Audsley[1]: Fernhorn. Irwin[1]: Echo Nachthorn. Maclean[1]: Fernhorn. Wedgwood[1]: Fernhorn.
 
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