Corno Camoscio Italian
Corno di Camoscio Italian

A stop which is similar in construction and tone to the Gemshorn. How it differs from the Gemshorn (if at all) is not known. It has been made at 16', 8', 4', and 2' pitch. The word camoscio means “chamois”; hence the name is an Italian rendering of Gemshorn or Cor de Chamois.


Corno Camoscio 8', Manual I; Lapua, Corno Camoscio 4', Manual II; Corno Camoscio 16', Pedal; Corno Camoscio 2', Remote organ; "The largest organ in Finland", Lapus, Finland; Kangasala 1938.

Corno Camoscio 8', Manual I; Corno Camoscio 4', Manual II; Tuomiokirkko, Tampere, Finland; Kangasala 1929.

Corno Camoscio 4', Manual II; Viinikka church, Tampere, Finland; Kangasala 1932.

Corno Camoscio 8', Gran Organo; Corno di Camoscio 8', Recitativo; Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico; Tamburini 1958.

Corno Camoscio 8', Grand Organo; Basilica S. Pietro, Vatican, Italy; Tamburini 1954-62.

Corno Camoscio 2', Organo in Cassa Espressiva; Corno di Camoscio 4', Pedale; Chiesa parrocchiale di S. Rocco, Lioni, Italy?; Bevilacqua.


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