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Reed Organ "Hermione" by Etienne Calba of Nancy
By Gerard Dabonot

Hello,  in 120220 MMDigest Bjorn Isebaert was searching for the scale
of the "Hermione" organ which looks like a Thibouville system and was
made in Nancy, Lorraine, France.

There is one in the museum at Mirecourt.  As far as we know there was
only this 27-note model; it was not a large firm.

Thanks to Michel Hocquet, I have a copy from the "Brevet d'invention du
3 aout 1889 à Malzéville".  The scale is

  Do re fa sol la
  Do ré mi fa fa# sol la la# si
  Do do# ré mi fa fa# sol la la# si
  Do ré mi

or

  C D F G A
  C D E F F# G A A# B
  C C# D E F F# G A A# B
  C D E

Regards,
Gérard Dabonot - Le Turlutain
Sommerviller, France
http://www.leturlutain.fr/ 
g.dabonot@wanadoo.fr.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]


(Message sent Sun 18 Mar 2012, 10:37:41 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

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