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Schweizerische Hausorgeln. Swiss Chamber Organs. Annerös Hulliger.

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Chamber organs have been in use in Switzerland since the late 15th century. When all organs were banned from the churches on the orders of the Zurich reformer Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531), music-making moved to privately owned rooms, where chamber organs were already part of the furniture. Thus the little organs (positives and regales) maintained their place in the houses of well-off citizens, even in post-Reformation times.

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