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har·mo·ni·um

 (här-mō′nē-əm)
n.
An organlike keyboard instrument that produces tones with free metal reeds actuated by air forced from a bellows.

[French, from harmonie, harmony, from Old French armonie, harmonie; see harmony.]

harmonium

(hɑːˈməʊnɪəm)
n
(Instruments) a musical keyboard instrument of the reed organ family, in which air from pedal-operated bellows causes the reeds to vibrate
[C19: from French, from harmonie harmony]

har•mo•ni•um

(hɑrˈmoʊ ni əm)

n.
an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds and pedal-operated bellows.
[1840–50; Latinization of Greek harmónion, neuter of harmónios harmonious]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harmonium - a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellowsharmonium - a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
free-reed instrument - a wind instrument with a free reed
Translations

harmonium

[hɑːˈməʊnɪəm] Narmonio m

harmonium

[hɑːrˈməʊniəm] nharmonium m

harmonium

nHarmonium nt

harmonium

[hɑːˈməʊnɪəm] narmonium m inv
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1765, the Harmonien orchestra was founded in Bergen.
In der vorletzten Strophe des "Prologs" erklingt der Gedanke uber die Synthese der Kunste: "Die Kunste mussen liebend sich umfassen" (Heero 2003:225), ahnlich steht es auch im Gedicht "Die Dichtkunst und die Tonkunst": "Bis endlich in der Harmonien zarten Massen | Sich beide Kunste treu und liebevoll umfassen" (Heero 2003:211).
(83.) "Acht H6rner bringen das Motiv Jochanaans, zum ersten Male hort man verhaltnismassig klare Harmonien. Die rhythmische Struktur des Themas erinnert entfernt an das Verklarungsmotiv aus Strauss beruhmter sinfonischer Dichtung 'Tod und Verklarung.' Die Steigerung ist kolossal" (Adler, "Salome").
In Lucinde, Schlegel's protagonist Julius programmatically calls for the destruction of the "unertragliche Einheit und Einerleiheit" ["unbearable unity and monotony"] of the customary concept of order so that it can be reproduced and expanded with "das schonste Chaos von erhabenen Harmonien und interessanten Genussen" ["the most beautiful chaos of sublime harmonies and interesting pleasures" S 5: 9].