Flûte Magique French

This name is listed only by Wedgwood, who cites the Strasbourg Cathedral example and describes it as "an ordinary Flute, named after the Zauberflöte." At least one contemporary example is, in fact, a Zauberflöte. Further research is in progress.

Examples

Flûte Magique 2', Choeur/Bombarde; Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California, USA; Fratelli Ruffatti 1984.

Flute Magique 4', Echowerk; Cathedral, Strasbourg, Germany; Silbermann 1716.

Flûte Magique 2', Swell; First Presbyterian Church, Queens, New York City, New York, USA; Kilgen 1991. Extension of 4' Zauberflote?

Flûte Magique 2', Chancel Swell; St. Bartholomew's Church, New York City, New York, USA; Aeolian-Skinner 1971.

Flûte Magique 2', Pedal; Church of St. Theresa, Staten Island, New York, USA; Peragallo 2001.

Flûte Magique 2', Choir; National City Christian Church, Washington, D.C., USA; Möller 2003. This example is a Zauberflöte.

Bibliography

Wedgwood[1]: Flûte Magique.
 
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