Oberton German

Listed only by Irwin in a list of stops under the heading �Minor Flue Chorus�, with no definition.

Composition

The only complete examples we have are both from the organ in the Peterskirche, Sinzig-am-Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, built by Walcker in 1972.

Hauptwerk Oberton II-IV
c0 5-1/3' 3-1/5' 1 7/9' 1'
G 3-1/5' 1 7/9' 1'
C 3-1/5' 1'
  Brustwerk Oberton II
g"' 2 10/11' 2-2/7'
d"' 2-2/7' 1 5/11'
g" 1 5/11' 1-1/7'
C 1-1/7' 8/11'

Examples

All known examples are listed below.

Obertone VI 5-1/3', Pedalwerk; Liebfrauendom, Munich, Germany; Zeilhuber 1957.

Oberton IV (1-3/5', 1-1/7', 8/9', 8/11'), Schwellwerk; Wuertzburg Cathedral, Bonn, Germany; Klais 1968.

Oberton II 1-1/7', Brustwerk; Nihon Hosoo Kyoka, Tokyo, Japan; Karl Schuke 1973.

Obertone III, Brustwerk; University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; von Beckerath 1974.

Oberton III, Brustwerk; Dom, Trier, Germany; Klais 1974.

Bibliography

Irwin[1]: Appendix D.
 
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