Echo Flute English|
Octava de Ecos Spanish
A very soft flute stop of 8' or 4' pitch, made from open, half-covered, or (according to Irwin) stopped pipes of wood or metal. The name Octava de Ecos is mentioned only by Williams, who defines it as: �4' Echo flute, probably open�. By itself, the name Echo has been used for other stops.See also Echo Open Flute, Echo Stopped Flute.
No examples of Octava de Ecos are known. Contributions welcome.
Echo Flute 16', Pedal; King's Chapel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Fisk 1964.
Echo Flute 8', Pedal; Town Hall, Hull, England; Forster & Andrews, 1911. (This example is borrowed from the Swell Lieblich Bourdon.)
Echo Flute 8', Antiphonal; Gaston Avenue Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas, USA; Wicks 1950.
Echo Floete 4', Echo; Church of St. Bartholomew, Armley, England; Schulze 1866-69.
Echoflute 4', manual II; Monastery, New Norcia, Australia; Moser 1922.
Original website compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.|
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