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SANTA MARÍA DE LA NATIVIDAD TAMAZULAPAN

       Photo Joel Vásquez                                                                                    

SANTA MARÍA NATIVIDAD TAMAZULAPAN

Region: Mixteca Alta
Church construction date: 1580s, the facade was rebuilt s. Early XVIII
Organ construction date: 1724 - 1730?
Organ builder: unknown
Last played: present

Organ classification: 2´ table organ
Tonal base: 4´ bardón
Pitch: 392 Hz, 1/4 comma meantone temperament
Case measurements: 0.91 m high, 1.26 m high, 0.90 m wide, 0.59 m deep, floor height with table 1.90 m
Keyboard: 45 DO-do ’’ ’notes with a short octave, split records’ / do # ’
Bellows: two original wedge on the table behind the organ
Wind pressure: 67 mm

Reconstruction: 1996-1997 by Susan Tattershall (Historical Organs of Mexico), funded by the J.P. Morgan

DISPOSITION

Left hand: 21 notes C-c’ with a short octave
1.Quincena 1/2´ - Docena 2/3´*
2.Octava 1´
3.Flautado 2´
4.Tambor
5.Bardón 4´

Right hand: 24 notes c#’-c’’’
1.Octava 1´*
2.Flautado 2° 2´
3.Flautado 1° 2´
4.Pajaritos
5.Bardón 4

*breaks back