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The Organ of Greccio 1831 [Back to Library]


Producer: Sonus Paradisi
Builder: Alderano C. Spade e Figli
Country: Italy
Style: Baroque Organs
Manuals: 1
Software(s):
Requirements:
Pulled from producer site.
May not be 100% accurate.

VersionDescriptionBit RateCompressionLoopedChannelsAcousticsRAM Required
1 Other settings default 16 Yes Multiple 2 Wet 2 GB or Less
2 Other settings default 20 Yes Multiple 2 Wet 2 GB or Less
3 Other settings default 24 Yes Multiple 2 Wet 4 GB or Less
Date Built: 1831
Date Released: 2015
Commercial License:
Price Range:
(Starting Around)
$
Description: The Italian Greccio is a town in the region called the Saint Valley (Valle santa). It is known for the first setting of the Chrismass crib scene (crèche). St. Francis (San Francesco) and his colleagues were the first in the world to perform this living scene, employing a baby to represent the newborn Jesus and the ox and the donkey standing by. This happened in the thirteenth century.

Greccio's modest church contains a small organ of the Italian type from the 19th century, built by Alderano C. Spada e Figli company. The organ is from the year 1831. The organ was restored by A. Piccinelli in 1985.



The single manual organ has 50 keys, the compass C (036) to f''' (089) while the bass octave is originally short (full octave modelled in Hauptwerk). The keyboard is divided into the bass and treble section between b (059) and c' (060). The pedal has a single 16-foot stop and 9 keys originally (full octave modelled in Hauptwerk).



The organ original tuning is meantone.
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Website:http://www.sonusparadisi.cz/en/organs/early-and-small-instruments/greccio.html

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