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What is silent by the organ

21 May 2024 y.

From the second series of virtual tour "Cathedral: hidden signs, hidden doors" you will learn: why the body is called the king of instruments, as I spent time in the Cathedral of Ernst Theodore Amadeus Hofman, what kind of music sounded on the last pre-war concert and who is Han Tungsten.

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The organ complex in the Cathedral is a unique phenomenon for Russia. It is formed by a small choir and a three-storey large organ weighing 35 tons. 8525 pipes in 122 registers. Vibrations from infra- to ultrasound. If you have not yet thought about the organ as "the greatest instrument created by human genius", after getting acquainted with the Cathedral, you will definitely understand everything.

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