Big Pigeonsegg organ

              Early Medieval Organ with pipes after "Pigeons Egg" model

Blockchest with two always functioning 8 foot stops and/or, by upper slides registrable, a 6 and 4 foot. Two hand pumped bellows are situated at the back of the organ. Tuning is Pythagorean after Arnout van Zwolle.
Pitch a=460 Hz.
Pipes made of 95% lead and all with the same diameter; a pigeon's egg of 30 mm..
By the different timbres in the bass and treble, these stops gives early medieval music an extra dimension.

"Part of our Jubilee concert"(52,5 Mb)
16th February 2014