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date: 21 September 2019

Combination action (Fr. appel, pédale de combinaison; Ger. freie Kombination)locked

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(Fr. appel, pédale de combinaison; Ger. freie Kombination)

In organs, a device that allows the player to put a group of stops into operation at once. Such actions may be either fixed (unalterable) or adjustable by the player, and are found in organs with every type of key action: mechanical, pneumatic or electric. Early mechanical types of combination action were generally foot-operated, but in electric-action organs thumb-buttons between the manuals are common. ...

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