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Fanfare Trumpet English

Fanfare English


Listed only by Irwin, who says: A very brilliant and loud Chorus Reed of 8' on the manuals, produced by a variety of pipe forms: Trompette, Trumpet, Ophicleide, or Brass Trumpet. It is a solo stop as well as a source of power and brass-like overtones for the bigger ensembles. It is probably most impressive when chorded and without the tremulant. Some examples are unenclosed to give a free sound unabsorbed by organ chamber walls. A few are mounted horizontally, and these should be referred to by the name Trompette en Chamade. Probably Trumpet Fanfare would be a more explicit name for this stop.


No examples are known of a stop named simply �Fanfare�. Contributions welcome.

Fanfare Trumpet 8', Positive; Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Kenneth Jones, Ireland 1993.
Fanfare Trumpet 8', Gallery Brustwerk; First Congregational Church, Los Angeles, California, USA; Skinner/Schlicker/Moller 1995.
Fanfare Trumpet 8' [en chamade], Choir; Ballywillan Presbyterian Church, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; Wells-Kennedy 1995.
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