Hahn German

Listed only by Wedgwood, who says:

A stop, found in some ancient Continental organs, imitative of the corwing of the cock to announce the dawn of day (particularly Christmas Day) or reminiscent of St. Peter's Denial. Magdeburg Cathedral (1604).

The German word hahn means �cock�.

Bibliography

Wedgwood[1]: Hahn.
 
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