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Echo Diapason English (Primary)

Echo Principal English

Montre Echo French?


A softer and smaller scaled Diapason. Audsley describes its tone as being midway between a Diapason and a Dulciana. He recommends a maximum wind pressure of 2 1/2", and gives the following scale, ratio 1:2.66, 2/9 mouth or less.


No examples of Echo Principal or Montre Echo are known (contributions welcome). Osiris contains but a single example of Echo Diapason:

Echo Diapason 8', Choir; Winchester College Chapel, Winchester, England; Norman & Beard 1908.
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