Flageolet Harmonique French

A Flûte Harmonique of 2' or 1' pitch. Audsley describes its tone as “bright ... closely resembling that of the true Flageolet”. Irwin calls it “louder and even rounder than the Flageolet, giving some sense of fullness and ‘plumpness’”.


Flageolet harmonique 2', Positif; St.-Denis, Paris, France; Cavaillé-Coll 1841.

Flageolet harmonique 2', Recit; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Maarschalkerweerd 1891.


Audsley[1]: Flageolet Harmonique. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Flageolet Harmonique. Irwin[1]: Flageolet Harmonique. Locher[1]: Harmonic Flute.
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