The portative organ (sometimes called an organetto, although this term is also used for certain accordian-like instruments) was a portable pipe organ played with the right hand while the left pumped a bellows to produce air flow.
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Atalanta Fugiens Portative Organ by Cynthia Large
Replica of a pre-15th century diatonic portative organ, with engraved ivory keys and casework painting. Includes close-ups of case and keys.
Photographs and WAV and MP3 audio samples from Iowa State University's early music ensemble Musica Antiqua.
Instrument used by the Jubilatores medieval music group with photographs and MP3 audio of a Ladino Saphardic medieval song, Cuando El Rey.
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