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Aerophor [Aerophon]locked

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A device invented by the German flautist Bernhard Samuels in 1911. By means of a tube with a mouthpiece, it provides players of wind instruments with air from bellows operated by the foot and thus enables them to sustain notes indefinitely as on the organ. Although Richard Strauss called for it in his ...

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W. Waterhouse: The New Langwill Index: a Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors