wind chest


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wind chest

(wɪnd)
n
(Instruments) a box in an organ in which air from the bellows is stored under pressure before being supplied to the pipes or reeds
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Repairs to the organ included a new console, the repair and replacement of stops, and repairs to holes in the wind chest. Those repairs cost $180,000, which was paid with the money earned through a special fundraising campaign at the church.
The organ, which is number 996 of nearly 4000 produced by the Casavant Freres since 1879, is in need of a new console, repair and replacement of its stops, and repairs to holes in the wind chest.
Late in the fall, workers for Stefan Maier Tracker Organs, based in Orange, began repairing the organ's wind chest, which is a box that holds air that goes to the organ pipes.
Design and production of on-site installation of 10 new wind chests produced by the wind system for missing e