Solo Diapason English

Mentioned only by Wedgwood in his entry for Solo, in which he says:

A prefix signifying that a stop to which it is attached is intended for Solo use; e.g., Solo Diapason. The prefix sometimes also serves to indicate a high pressure flute stop of powerful tone.

See Diapason.

Examples

Solo Diapason 8', Bombarde; St. George's Hall, Liverpool, England; Willis 1855. This is the only known example.

Bibliography

Wedgwood[1]: Solo.
 
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