Horizontal Trumpet English
Trompette en Chamade French
Trompette à Chamade French
Fan Trumpet English

A Trompette stop which is mounted en chamade, which may or may not be externally visible. For more information, see Chamade.

See also State Trumpet and Fan Tuba.

The Horizontal Trumpet at St. Mary's Cathedral, Lansing, Michigan, USA.
Photo by Ed Stauff; click on it for a larger image.

The Trompette en Chamade at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Indianapolis,
Indiana, USA. Photo by Ed Stauff; click on it for a larger image.


Clairon en Chamade


No examples are known of the names Trompette à Chamade or Fan Trumpet. Contributions welcome.

Dessus de trompette en chamade 8', Grand Orgue; Dessus de trompette en chamade 8', Jeux d'Echo (Rèsonance); St. Maximin-en-var, Provence, France; Isnard 1772. This is the earliest known use of the phrase en chamade.

Trompette en chamade 8', Solo Expressif; Albert Hall, Sheffield, England; Cavaillé-Coll 1873.

Trompette-en-chamade 8', Grand-Orgue; Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France; Cavaillé-Coll 1889.

Trompette-en-chamade 8', Grand-Orgue; Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France; Cavaillé-Coll 1890.

Horizontal Trumpet 8', 4', Great; Central Lutheran Church, Winona, Minnesota, USA; Hendrickson 1994. These are the only known examples of this name.

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