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Details of St. Peter’s, Rome, Italy


Organ History
Rebuilt by Priori
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
227-5-

I. ( CCC-f3)
1.Principale doppio, Soprano e Basso  
2.Principale Imo, Soprano  
3.Principale Imo Basso  
4.Principale 2ndo, Soprano  
5.Principale 2ndo Basso  
6.Principale 3zo, Soprano  
7.Flauto Traverso, Soprano e Basso  
8.Flauto Tedesca, Soprano  
9.Ottava Soprano  
10.Ottava Basso  
11.Duodecima  
12.Decima quinta  
13.Ottavini, Basso e Soprano  
14.Decima nona  
15.Vigesima seconda  
16.Vigesimanona  
17.Ripieno di quattro  
18.Cornetto Soprano, di cinque  
19.Tromba Soprano  
20.Trombone Basso  
21.Corno Inglese, Soprano  
22.Fagotto, Basso  
iII/I  
iiI octave  
iiiI sub-octave  
II. ( CCC-f3)
23.Principal Soprano  
24.Principal Basso  
25.Ottava  
26.Decima quinta  
27.Ripieur, di cinque  
28.Oboe, Soprano  
29.Trmba, Soprano  
30.Corno, Basso  
Pedal ( CCC-c)
31.Contra-Basso, di 16  
32.Principale, di 16  
33.Principale, di 8  
34.Reinforza a lingue  
ivI/P  
vII/P  

Organ History
Built by Priori
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
121---

I.
1.Contra-Bassi, Soprano e Basso  
2.Principale Imo, Soprano  
3.Principale Basso  
4.Principale 2ndo, Soprano  
5.Flauto Traverso, Soprano e Basso  
6.Flauto Tedesca, Soprano  
7.Ottava Soprano  
8.Ottava Basso  
9.Duodecima  
10.Duodecima quinta  
11.Ottavini ne Basso  
12.Decima nona  
13.Vigesima seconda  
14.Vigesima nona  
15.Ripieno di cinque  
16.Cornetto di quattro  
17.Voce Umana  
18.Tromba  
19.Trombone, Basso  
20.Corno Inglese  
21.Fagotto, Basso  
Pedal
22.Contra-Basso, di 16  
23.Principale, di 8  
24.Ottava, di 4  
25.Bombarde, de 16  

Proposed specification by A. Cavaillé-Coll

Status
Proposed
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
512412412-

I. Grand Orgue
1.Front Double Open Diapason16 
2.Bourdon16 
3.Front Open Diapason16 
4.Harmonic Flute8 
5.Diapason8 
6.Viol di Gamba8 
7.Bourdon8 
8.Dulciana8 
9.Quint5 1/3 
10.Principal4 
11.Flute4 
12.Octave4 
13.Twelfth2 2/3 
14.Fifteenth2 
15.Great Furniture  
16.Great Cymbal  
17.Furniture  
18.Cymbal  
19.Bassoon16 
20.Harmonic Trumpet8 
21.Bassoon8 
22.Clarion4 
23.Acoustic Bass16 
24.Great Harmonic Flute16 
25.Violoncello8 
26.Harmonic Flute8 
27.Diapason8 
28.Unda Maris8 
29.Principal4 
30.Flute4 
31.Piccolo2 
32.Cornet V8 
33.Sesquialtera8 
34.Tuba Magna16 
35.Tuba Mirabilis8 
36.Quint Trumpet5 1/3 
37.Clarion4 
38.Octave Clarion2 
iIII/I  
iiIV/I  
iiiV/I  
ivI sub-octave  
II. Bombard
39.Principal Bass16 
40.Quintaton16 
41.Harmonic Flute8 
42.Cone Flute8 
43.Keraulophon8 
44.Stopped Diapason8 
45.Great Flute4 
46.Principal4 
47.Great Tierce3 1/5 
48.Quint2 2/3 
49.Seventh2 2/7 
50.Octave (Fifteenth)2 
51.Great Cornet16 
52.Bombard16 
53.Trumpet 8 
54.Clarion4 
vV/II  
viII sub-octave  
III. Positive
55.Violone16 
56.Bourdon16 
57.Traverse Flute8 
58.Diapason8 
59.Salicional8 
60.Night-Horn8 
61.Vox Angelica8 
62.Dulcet Flute4 
63.Dulciana4 
64.Twelfth2 2/3 
65.Fifteenth2 
66.Full Mixture8 
67.Full Horn16 
68.Harmonic Trumpet8 
69.Cremona8 
70.Bassoon and Oboe8 
viiIV/III  
IV. Récit
71.Bourdon16 
72.Dulcet Horn16 
73.Harmonic Flute8 
74.Pavilion Flute8 
75.Gamba8 
76.Voix Celeste8 
77.Dulcette4 
78.Flute4 
79.Principal4 
80.Flageolet2 
81.Cornet8 
82.Bassoon16 
83.Musette8 
84.Vox Humana8 
85.Harmonic Trumpet8 
86.Harmonic Clarion4 
87.Tremulant  
V. Solo
88.Sub-bass16 
89.Conic Flute16 
90.Traverse-Flute Harmonic8 
91.Diapason8 
92.Quintaton8 
93.Flute4 
94.Twelfth2 2/3 
95.Fifteenth2 
96.Tierce1 3/5 
97.Larigot1 1/3 
98.Seventh1 1/7 
99.Super-Piccolo1 
100.Cor Anglais16 
101.Clarinette8 
102.Harmonic Trumpet8 
103.Violin Harmonic4 
104.Tremulant  
Pedal
105.Principal Bass32 
106.Front Bass32 
107.Great Bourdon32 
108.Acoustic Bass32 
109.Great Flute16 
110.Contra Bass16 
111.Violone16 
112.Sub-bass16 
113.Great Quint10 2/3 
114.Flute8 
115.Principal8 
116.Violoncello8 
117.Stopped Flute8 
118.Tierce6 2/5 
119.Quint5 1/3 
120.Seventh4 4/7 
121.Fifteenth4 
122.Contra-Bombarde32 
123.Bombarde16 
124.Quint-Bombarde10 2/3 
125.Trumpet8 
126.Clarion4 
viiiI/P  
ixII/P  
xIII/P  
xiIV/P  
xiiV/P  



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