"Basílica de San Francisco"
The Organ and Church History
Mutin Cavaillé-Coll, 1910
This instrument was severely damaged by fire in June 1955 in occasion of
severe social an political turmoil.
Some pipework escaped from destruction and were placed in other
According to the main source from Charles Mutin himself (founded in the
"Encyclopedie de la Musique Lavignac et Dictionaire du Conservatoire"), this
remarkable instrument displayed 62 speaking stops
on three keyboard with Barker levers in addition to pneumatic tubular
system for the stop action, combinations and crescendo pedal.
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