On 29 March 1909, Englishman Arthur Scott Brook filed a patent for an organ pipe open at both ends.
That's right. Both ends of the pipe are open and unobstructed.
This means that the wind needs to enter the pipe in a different way (i.e., not from the toe), hence the "blow aperture".
Why have I never heard about this before? Have any of these pipes been built?
What would this sound like?
More to explore: Google's Patent Search returns 701 results for "organ pipe"
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