Thirty-Sixth English
Trigesima Sesta Italian
Trigesima-sexta Latin

This is almost never an independent stop, being much too high-pitched, but is a rank found in mixtures. It sounds the 32nd harmonic. Its pitch is 1/4' when reinforcing the 8' harmonic series, and 1/2' when reinforcing the 16' harmonic series.

See also Mutations.


No examples of Trigesima-sexta are known. Contributions welcome. All known examples of the other names are given below.

Thirty Sixth 1/4', Great-Solo; Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Midmer-Losh 1929-32.

Trigesimasesta 1/2', Manual; Basilica San Bernardino, Aquila, Italy; da Camerino 1726.


Audsley[1]: Thirty-Sixth. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Thirty-Sixth. Irwin[1]: Thirty-Sixth. Wedgwood[1]: Trigesima-sexta.
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