Pombarda German?

Williams describes this stop as follows:

Pombarda 16' or 8', for Praetorius a strong-sounding reed stop with two-thirds length resonators. In Germany, a somewhat narrow Posaune 16' or 32', often with wooden resonators, 1700-1800.

Adlung lists it as a synonym for Bombarda.


None known. Contributions welcome.


Adlung[1]: §123 Bombarda. Grove[1]: Bombardon. Williams[1]: Glossary: Bombarde.
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