Salicet (unknown)

While some sources consider this name to be a synonym for Salicional, most define it as a Salicional of 4' or 2' pitch. Over half the known examples are at 4' pitch.




Osiris contains 39 examples at 4' pitch, ten at 8' pitch, seven at 16', and six at 2'. The earliest ones are listed below.

Salicet 8', Hauptwerk; Abbey, Ottobeuren, Germany; Riepp 1766.

Salicet 8', Oberwerk; Abbey Church, Neresheim, Germany; Holzhay 1797.

Salicet 4', Oberwerk; Jacobikirche, Dornburg, Thuringia, Germany; Gerhardt 1820.

Sound Clips

See the Sound Files appendix for general information.

Salicet 4', Swell St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England Brindley & Foster, 1907 arpeggio St. Anne


Adlung[1]: §185 Salicet. Audsley[1]: Salicional. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Salicional. Bonavia-Hunt[1]: Flageolet, Salicet, Salicional. Grove[1]: Salicet. Hopkins & Rimbault[1]: § 593. Irwin[1]: Salicet. Locher[1]: Salicional. Sumner[1]: Salicet. Wedgwood[1]: Salicional. Williams[1]: Glossary: Salicet.
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