Reference Entry

unit organ

Edited by Joyce Bourne

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578108
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744518
unit organ

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Type of organ, sometimes called extension organ, which, to save space, has various stops that ‘borrow’ pipes from each other, e.g. pipes of 8′ stop may also be used for 4′ stop by a connection which draws on them an octave higher throughout. Cinema organs are unit organs....

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Subjects: Music

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