chamber organ

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chamber organ

n
(Instruments) a small compact organ used esp for the authentic performance of preclassical music
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He did not build any large instruments but confined himself to constructing chamber organs: thirty-five organs are attributed to him; twenty remain, chiefly in Rome and its environs, of which about half are in playable condition.
In the afternoon, with more transcriptions spliced between conventional organ repertoire, Richard Lea and his organ scholar Sam Austin had expanded the special effects to include no fewer than three individual instruments (main, electronic and chamber organs) competing in the acoustics of the Metropolitan Cathedral.