Major Principal English

This stop is listed only by Irwin, who says:

A large-scale Diapason of prominent tone, falling into one of the following classifications: Occasionally the 16' rank is made from wood.

Audsley mentions the name only in passing, without any definition.

See Minor Principal, Major Diapason and Major Octave.


Osiris contains only one example:

Major Principal 8', Great; Church of St Batholomew, Armley, England; Schulze 1866-69.


Audsley[1]: Diapason, Wood. Irwin[1]: Major Principal.
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