Hello all,

I have been thinking quite a bit about this, but have not reached any conclusions.

Bedient Organs builds a small pipe organ with 3 stops, called the "Boston." It has 3 ranks, 3 stops... an 8' Gedeckt, a 4' Rohrflute, and a 2' Praestant.

However, I think it would be much better to have an 8' Gedeckt, a 4' Principal, and a 2' Flute.

I think that an 8' Flute, 4' principal, and a 2' flute sound much more plesant together than having an 8' flute, 4' flute, and 2' principal - the latter just seems too "shrill". Plus, an 8' flute and a 2' flute sound better together than an 8' flute and a 2' principal do.

So I suppose my question is:

http://www.bedientorgan.com/text-boston.html

I have been thinking quite a bit about this, but have not reached any conclusions.

Bedient Organs builds a small pipe organ with 3 stops, called the "Boston." It has 3 ranks, 3 stops... an 8' Gedeckt, a 4' Rohrflute, and a 2' Praestant.

However, I think it would be much better to have an 8' Gedeckt, a 4' Principal, and a 2' Flute.

I think that an 8' Flute, 4' principal, and a 2' flute sound much more plesant together than having an 8' flute, 4' flute, and 2' principal - the latter just seems too "shrill". Plus, an 8' flute and a 2' flute sound better together than an 8' flute and a 2' principal do.

So I suppose my question is:

**what is the purpose to having a 2' principal instead of a 4' principal, and a 4' flute instead of a 2' flute?**http://www.bedientorgan.com/text-boston.html

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