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Prestant Dutch

Principaal Dutch

Principal English

Principale Italian

Prinzipal German

Diapason English

Open Diapason English (Primary)

Montre French

Flautado Spanish

Flautado Principal Spanish

Devanture French

Dulceon Czech

Frontispicium Latin

Fundamentalis Latin?

Jeu en Montre French

Monster French

Mostra French

Parade French?

Tenori Italian

Regula Latin

Primaria Regula Latin

Regula Primaria Latin


Description:

The quintessential tone of the pipe organ.


Variants:


Examples:

Every pipe organ worthy of the name contains at least one. No examples are known of the names


Sound Clips:

Manual -

Principal 8', Hauptwerk
Reinhardtsgrimma, Sachsen, Germany
Silbermann, 1731,
Arpeggio:
St. Anne:
Montre 8', Grand Orgue
St. Bernhard, Mainz, Germany
Cavaillé-Coll, 1872-1892,
Arpeggio:
St. Anne:
Open Diapason small 8', Great
St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England
Lewis, 1875,
Arpeggio:
St. Anne:
Open Diapason large 8', Great
St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England
Brindley & Foster 1907,
Arpeggio:
St. Anne:
First Diapason 8', Great
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
St. Anne:
Second Diapason 8', Great
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
St. Anne:
Third Diapason 8', Great
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
St. Anne:
Diapason 16', Great
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
St. Anne (8va):
Diapason 8', Swell
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
St. Anne:
Principal 8', Great
First Baptist Church, Riverside, California, USA
Schantz, 1966,
Arpeggio:
St. Anne:

Pedal -

Open Diapason 16', Pedal
St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England
Brindley & Foster 1907,
Arpeggio:
Diapason 16', Pedal
Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Aeolian-Skinner, 1933,
Arpeggio:
Principal 16', Pedal
First Baptist Church, Riverside, California, USA
Schantz, 1966,
Arpeggio:
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