Traversenbass German
Traversbass German?

Audsley lists this stop with the following description:

The name given to a labial metal stop, of 16 ft. pitch, the higher notes of which produce tones similar to those of the Traversflöte, 8 ft. According to Wolfram (1815), an example exists in the Pedal of the Organ in the Chuch of St. Bonifacii, Langensalza.

Wedgwood also lists it, but says only �see Flauto Traverso�, then never mentions it again. The suffix bass was often used by German organ builders to indicate that a stop belonged to the Pedal.


None known. Contributions welcome.


Audsley[1]: Traversenbass. Wedgwood[1]: Traverso.
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