chord organ


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chord organ

n. Music
An electronic or reed organ equipped with buttons for producing chords.
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Dressed Like Wolves is made up of Thornaby's Rick Dobbing and his Spooker friends making fuzzy, chord organ rock 'n' roll songs.
It wasn't until the 1930s that the first pipeless organ appeared and then the chord organ was invented in the 1950s by Hammond -- a company that remains as one of the few manufacturers of organs today.
Songwriter Mysha Caruso contributes vocals, guitars, piano, vibraphonette, drums, bass, percussion, toy piano, chord organ and bowed glockenspiel.
Thus the chord organ moves music technology from ancient to modern, both using the latest computers available at the time.
For example, the instrumentation for King Ubu consists of "alto saxophone, clarinet, hichiriki, orkon, nohkan, voices, whistling, electric chord organ, electric and acoustic guitars, ukelele, bells, bottles, castanets, cymbals, congas, meringue, o-daiko, other assorted unidentified drums, maracas, marimbula, mbiras, metal springs, steel drum, tambourine, temple blocks, vaccines, wood blocks, xylophone, zither, magnetic tape manipulation.
When Joey was one year old, he stood in his playpen humming the tunes that his parents played on the chord organ.
All eyes were on the suited Daniel Cochran as he shuffled to the front of the rows of seats and cranked up the wheezing chord organ to sing solo through the attention grabbing album starter String On A Map.
Matt didn't even dare engage the wheeze of the chord organ for fear of disrupting Rick''s fragile vocals as he sang through songs from the brilliant debut album Heaven Is Just Memories, of a Place I Used To Know.
There was no delicate vibraphone or wheezing chord organs but two fully amped up electric guitars and drum kit for Dressed Like Wolves.