extension organ

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Same as unit org., i.e. built on the principle of saving space and money by making a comparatively small no. of pipes produce something of the effect of a larger number by ‘borrowing’. The pipes of an 8′ stop may, for example, be made to do duty also for a 4′ by a connection which draws on them an octave higher throughout (as in cinema orgs.).

Subjects: Music.

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