Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
A large but movable pipe organ.Compare with portative organ
- ‘William Christie plays modern recreations of old instruments: a two-manual Hemsch-style harpsichord built by Ducornet and Danset, and a positive organ by Johan Deblieck.’
Early 18th century positive in the sense ‘adapted to be placed in position’.
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