See, my organs cannot be damaged and my metabolism processes liquor much faster than yours.
Varese is the seat of active silkspinning, tanning, paper-making and the manufacture of organs and vehicles.
Any note may be a pitch note; for orchestras custom has settled upon a' in the treble clef, for organs and pianos in Great Britain c 2, and for modern brass instruments b flat'.
But a positive identity of pitch cannot be claimed for any period of time, and certainly not for the early organs; the foot-rule of the organ-builder, which had to do with the lengths of the pipes, and which varied in every country and province, could easily cause a difference of a semitone.
Nearly all the German organs in his time were tuned to this higher pitch.