Positive Organ


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Positive Organ

 

a medieval wind musical instrument with a keyboard; a small chamber organ.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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(72) This certainly seems a fair assumption in the case of Lucrezia's eldest daughter, Bianca, whom we find performing for visitors on the positive organ on several occasions in the late 1450s and early 1460s.
The brain was the most sensitive target organ; it was the only positive organ for three of the positive crows.
But they are pleasing ecclesiastical pieces, Gothic devotional polyphony of the 15th century to be more precise, and they are pleasingly performed by the five-member Rene Clemencic Consort, consisting of positive organ, counter tenor, two regular tenors, and a Renaissance trombone.