Quint Mixture English

Described only by Irwin, who says: A manual or pedal mixture composed of Foundation ranks of open metal construction, designed to amplify the sub-unison series of pitches. Hopkins & Rimbault give the composition below, but do not define the name.

Quint Mixture IV
c3 to top 181215
c2 to b2 8121519
middle c1 to b1 12151922
tenor C# to middle c1 15192226
CC to tenor C 19222629

Examples

Quint Mixture II (12,15), Great; The Grove Organ, Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire, England; Michell & Thynne 1885.

Quint Mixture IV (15,19,22,26), Swell; Bath Abbey, Bath, England; Hill 1868.

Quint Mixture V, Swell; Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Bibliography

Hopkins & Rimbault[1]: § 1119, 1123. Irwin[1]: Quint Mixture.
 
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