Octave Horn English

This name has been used for a number of different stops. According to Strony, it may indicate a Horn Diapason of 4' pitch, an Oboe Horn of 4' pitch, or a similar reed. Irwin describes it as a smooth-toned reed which may be borrowed from a Horn rank.

Examples

Octave Horn 4', Swell; Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Midmer-Losh 1929-32. Part of a 16'-8'-4' Horn rank.

Octave Horn 4', Accompaniment, Great, Orchestral; John Ledwon Residence, Agoura, California, USA.

Bibliography

Irwin[1]: Octave Horn.
 
Original site compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.
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