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Oboe Flute English


A small-scaled open wooden flute stop of 4' pitch, invented by William Hill of London for his organ in Worcestor Cathedral (see below). Its tone was soft and slightly reedy. Hopkins & Rimbault report that it usually commenced at tenor C.


The only known example is listed below.

Oboe Flute 4', Choir; Worcestor Cathedral, Worcestor, England; Hill 1872. (Later removed by Hope-Jones.)
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