Orchestrina di camera
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The orchestrina di camera (or clavecin harmonique) is a small keyboard instrument invented by the English builder of harmoniums and organs, Cheltenham-born W.E. Evans (1810–1884). He patented it on 29 October 1862.
The orchestrina di camera, which resembled a harmonium, had stops that allowed it to imitate such instruments as flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, and was intended to stand in for them in small orchestras lacking the relevant musicians.
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