Organ (music) | historical instruments

Historical instruments

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Panpipes

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Hydraulis

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Portative

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Positive

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Regal

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(after the 16th century)[15]

Predecessors

  • Panpipes, pan flute, syrinx, and nai, etc., are considered as ancestor of the pipe organ.
  • Aulos, an ancient double reed instrument with two pipes, is the origin of the word Hydr-aulis (water-aerophone).

Early organs

Medieval organs

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