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Portative Organ

 

a small portable organ. The portative organ was widespread in the 15th century.

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The organetto, or the portative organ, is the painting's device to indicate mixed song.
18; Three female musicians (after Morris): figure with portative organ, St Michael's Tilehurst, Berkshire, 1869; St Peter's, Kirkbampton, Cumberland, 1871, ibid.
Figure with portative organ, see St Martin's on the-Hill, Scarborough, Yorkshire, 1862; St Oswald's, Durham, 1864-66, ibid.
And man who has no wings/talks, talks and talks of it" (Petite Cosmogonie portative, IV, line 225).
Petite Cosmogonie portative provides a veritable feast of it.
First United Methodist Church - The Eugene chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents "Introduction to the King of Instruments," an informal concert for all ages that includes a demonstration of how pipe organs work and a comparison of the large Hochhalter organ and the Petty portative organ.
Not having the financial means to promote or produce his rifle, in 1896 Louis sold his patents to the Compagnie des Forges et Acieries de la Marine et des Chemins de Fer a Saint-Chamond, who turned the project over to their subsidiary La Soiete Francais des Armes Portative a Saint-Denis.
Both Piattelli Palmarini and Levi referred in these obituaries to the pleasurable experience of participating in Calvino's guide to Queneau's Petite cosmogonie portative.
The concert will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra of strings, recorders, traversos, portative organ and lute.
The program will include solo cantatas, a trio sonata and solo keyboard works performed on harpsichord and portative.
Program, which celebrates a new Petty portative organ at the church, will include a concerto for organ and strings by Vivaldi and a recorder concerto by Sammartini.
Program also includes organ concerto by Haydn to be performed on church's new Petty portative organ.