Diskantschwiegel German
Schwiegeldiskant German

According to Audsley, the name Schwiegeldiskant sometimes given to a Schwiegel of 4' pitch, the word diskant meaning “treble”. Adlung cites an example “at the Barfüsserkirche in Erfurt” that plays only from the two treble octaves.


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Adlung[1]: §136 Diskantschwiegel, §187 Schwägel. Audsley[1]: Schwiegel.
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