Flauto Dolcissimo Italian

This stop is listed only by Irwin, who says:

An extremely soft metal or wood Flute of 8' or 4' manual pitch, made from pipes that flare gently outward towards their tops, somewhat like the Dolce. Dolcissimo refers only to a Dolce.

Audsley also mentions it as a synonym for Dolcissimo, saying: �The exended term, Flauto Dolcissimo, will, however, be found more expressive, especially if the stop is voiced to yield an imitative tone - that of the orchestral Flute played pianissimo.� See Flauto Dolce.

Variants

Flauto Dolcissimo Céleste

Examples

None known. Contributions welcome.

Bibliography

Irwin[1]: Flauto Dolcissimo.
Audsley[1]: Dolcissimo.
 
Original site compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.
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