Williams describes this stop as follows:
An early 16th-cent. stop found in the Rhineland, Switzerland, etc. with the same contents and function of stops called elsewhere Cornet and Sesquialtera, i.e. a solo flue-Mixture with a Tierce, made of an alloy with much lead (Samber, 1707).
The name Horn is more commonly used as a synonym for French Horn. Compare with Hoorn, Hornle, Fabertone.
All known examples are listed below.
Hörnli II 2/3' + 1/2', Hauptwerk; Abbey, Muri, Switzerland; Schott 1630.
Horn II 1-3/5' + 1', Pedall; Monastery Church, Zwettl, Austria; Egedacher 1731.
Horn IV (4', 2-2/3', 2', 1-3/5'), Hauptwerk; Monastery Church, Zwettl, Austria; Egedacher 1731.
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