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Wind Chest

A windchest is a wooden box that holds air to be delivered to organ pipes, which are inserted in valved holes. These two examples were used in lectures to demonstrate the different characteristics of organ pipes of varying sizes and shapes.

Wind chest

Wind chest by Rudolph Koenig

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Large wind chest by Max Kohl, with a random selection of organ pipes

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