Harmonic Claribel English

A Harmonic Flute of large scale; a Clarabella made of double-length (harmonic) pipes. It has been made of both wood and metal. The name was originally introduced by Thomas Casson, a London organ-builder.

Examples

Harmonic Claribel 8'; Colston Hall, Bristol, England; Norman & Beard, 1905. (wood, inverted mouths, 20" wind, harmonic from middle C)

Harmonic Claribel 8', Solo; Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Hill, Norman & Beard 1929. (wood)

Bibliography

Audsley[1]: Harmonic Claribel. Irwin[1]: Harmonic Claribel. Wedgwood[1]: Harmonic Claribel.
 
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