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In Paris the biggest organ of Europe has been placed

Author: 16.02.2016 | music, France
French composer Thierry Escaich represented the instrument. Giant in size, the organ has four keyboards and 91 stops.

In the capital philharmonic the instrument was moved last October.

However, it required some time for its master tuning. After the end of preparatory works the organ started sounding much better that it had been expected before.

As the organist monsieur Escaich told, the instrument is incredibly powerful in flow of sounds and may provide competition to the whole orchestra. Apart from that, the instrument is multi-functional and may be used with chorus, orchestra, for chamber concert or solo performance.

As the edition Le Figaro reported, in Paris citizens have not acquired the organ for many years. The city was almost only capital of the world where this musical instrument had been absent. 

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