|Flöte Major German|
Grove provides the only definition we have of this stop name: “Flöte major [minor] were common in 18th-century Habsburg Europe for 8' and 4' Gedackts”. Williams mentions it only in passing.Compare with Majorflöte.
All known examples are listed below.
Flöte Major 16', Manual I; St. John's Church, Helsinki, Finland; Walcker 1891. (This stop was removed in 1956.)
Flöte Major 8', Hauptwerk; St. Michael, Saarbrücken, Germany; Späth 1925.
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