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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000292.txt from 1999/04

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Materials when decoupled from the performer
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 13:11:08 -0400

At 11:52 PM 4/4/99 -0500, Ed Lacy
wrote:
>On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, Bill Hausmann wrote:
>
>> And, oddly enough, the ranks of pipes that are made of wood on the
>> lower notes switch to metal on the higher notes.
>
>Not on every organ. My wife is an organist, and I have become her
>emergency tuner. I would say that in most of the organs I have seen there
>are ranks in which all the pipes are wood.
>
Probably either a classier organ than I helped tune, or those were the
16-foot stops. Once the pipes are getting down to pencil size, aren't they
generally metal?

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