Beard (Ger. Bart, Rollbart, Rollerbart)
(Ger. Bart, Rollbart, Rollerbart)
Device for modifying and stabilizing the speech of narrow-scaled flue pipes in organs. It is usually a cylindrical dowel positioned between the ears flanking the mouth, or a bar connecting the ears at the bottom. It acts passively on the flow of wind past the languid. A type of beard known as ...