The organs of Paris
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In   the   sixties   and   seventies   of   the   past   century,   a   few organs   from   before   the   revolution   in   Paris   have   been rebuilt    in    a    neo-classical    style.    The    idea    was    to construct    an    organ    on    which    both    German    and French   baroque   music   could   be   played.   Of   course, this   was   an   illusion,   so   compromises   had   to   be   made. In   four   of   the   five   cases,   priority   was   given   to   the German   baroque   style   (Saint-Séverin,   Saint-Jacques- du-Haut-Pas,      Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin,      Notre-Dame- des-Victoires).    In    one    case,    priority    was    given    to French baroque style (Saint-Germain-des-Prés). The    table    on    the    right    site    summarizes    the    main characteristics   of   the   five   pre-revolutionary   neo-classical organs.   It   shows   that   the   organ   of   Saint-Séverin   has   still a   substantial   amount   of   old   stops;   the   other   four   organs lost most of their stops from before the revolution. Note: The choir organ of Saint Pierre de Chaillot (Paris XVI) is a former ‘orgue de salon’  from the church Saint Eustache (Paris I), built in a style of the end of the 18th century. Since the precise date of built of this organ is unknown and the instrumental part is entirely new, this organ is not part of this review of pre- revcolutionary organs in Paris.
Organs of Paris
In   the   sixties   and   seventies   of   the   past   century,   a few   organs   from   before   the   revolution   in   Paris   have been   rebuilt   in   a   neo-classical   style.   The   idea   was   to construct    an    organ    on    which    both    German    and French   baroque   music   could   be   played.   Of   course, this    was    an    illusion,    so    compromises    had    to    be made.   In   four   of   the   five   cases,   priority   was   given   to the    German    baroque    style    (Saint-Séverin,    Saint- Jacques-du-Haut-Pas,   Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin,   Notre- Dame-des-Victoires).   In   one   case,   priority   was   given to French baroque style (Saint-Germain-des-Prés). Saint-Séverin  Saint-Jacques-du-Haut-Pas  Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin Notre-Dame-des-Victoires  Saint-Germain-des-Prés The   table   below   summarizes   the   main   characteristics   of   the five   pre-revolutionary   neo-classical   organs.   It   shows   that   the organ   of   Saint-Séverin   has   still   a   substantial   amount   of   old stops;   the   other   four   organs   lost   most   of   their   stops   from before the revolution.

Before the revolution -

neo-classical style

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