portative organ

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portative organ

n
(Instruments) music a small portable organ with arm-operated bellows popular in medieval times
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Cochereau is mostly forgotten today except for his recorded improvisations, which are thrilling, and for charming quirks such as his penchant for touring rural France with his own portatif organ, which he towed in a custom-made trailer.