Amorosa Latin
Vox Amorosa Latin

Audsley describes this stop as a small-scaled wooden flute of 8' pitch, resembling the Flauto D'Amore, and used by Steinmeyer and other German builders. He describes its tone as “soft and pleasing”. Locher considers it a synonym used by Steinmeyer for Flauto d'Amore and Flauto Amabile. (Audsley lists those stops separately.) Irwin also lists it as a synoym for the Flauto Amabile.

The name Vox Amorosa has apparently been used for a celeste (see examples below). Compare with Amoroso.


Amorosa 8', Hauptwerk (Epistelorgel); Passau Cathedral, Passau, Bavaria, Germany; Steinmeyer 1924.

Amorosa 8', Hauptwerk; St. Adalbero, Würzburg, Germany; Rensch 1995.

Vox Amorosa II 8', Celestial; Calvary Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Moller 1990.

Vox Amorosa II 8', Celestial; Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York, USA; Moller 1986.

Vox Amorosa II 8', Echo; Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California, USA; Ruffatti.


Audsley[1]: Amorosa. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Amorosa. Irwin[1]: Amorosa. Locher[1]: Flûte d'Amour.
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