Twenty-Ninth English
Vigesima Nona Italian
Vigessima-nona Latin

Very rarely an independent stop, this rank is most often found as part of a Mixture. It sounds the 16th harmonic, at 1/2' for the 8' harmonic series, or 1' for the 16' harmonic series. It is a unison-sounding rank.

See also Campana, mutations.

Examples

Osiris contains eight examples of Vigesima Nona, two at 1/2' pitch, three at 1' pitch, and the rest of unknown pitch.

Twenty Ninth 1/2', Great; Duke University Memorial Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Brombaugh 1997.

Twenty Ninth 1/2', Choir-Swell and Great-Solo; Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Midmer-Losh.

Twenty Ninth 1', Pedal; Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Midmer-Losh.

Bibliography

Adlung[1]: §179 Quinta. Audsley[1]: Twenty-Ninth. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Twenty-Ninth. Irwin[1]: Twenty-Ninth. Wedgwood[1]: Vigessima-nona.
 
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