vox angelica

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vox angelica an organ stop producing a gentle tremolo effect
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vox angelica (Music) An organ stop of delicate stringlike quality, having for each finger key a pair of pipes, of which one is tuned slightly sharp to give a wavy effect to their joint tone.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vox angelica in organ-building, a stop producing a wavy effect
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. angelica, angelic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

But what was his grief and despair when he saw that Vox Angelica was no longer there!
"The Blue Rose Fairy Book" by Maurice Baring
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