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pipe organ

n.
See organ.

pipe organ

n
(Instruments) another name for organ1 Compare reed organ

or•gan

(ˈɔr gən)

n.
1.
a. Also called pipe organ. a musical instrument having one or more sets of pipes actuated by keyboard and sounded by compressed air.
b. a similar musical instrument having the tones produced electronically: an electronic organ.
2. a grouping of tissues into a distinct structure, as a heart or kidney in animals or a leaf or stamen in plants, that performs a specialized task.
3. a newspaper, magazine, or other means of communicating information, thoughts, or opinions, esp. in behalf of some organization or political group.
4. an instrument or means, as of action.
5. penis.
[before 1000; Middle English: musical instrument, pipe organ, organ of the body, tool « Greek órganon implement, tool, bodily organ, musical instrument, akin to érgon work]
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Noun1.pipe organ - wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboardpipe organ - wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
keyboard instrument - a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard
organ pipe, pipework, pipe - the flues and stops on a pipe organ
foot lever, foot pedal, treadle, pedal - a lever that is operated with the foot
clavier, piano keyboard, fingerboard - a bank of keys on a musical instrument
stop - (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes; "the organist pulled out all the stops"
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
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In the Matter of COMPANIES ACT 2014 and In the Matter of Kenneth Jones Pipe Organs Limited NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 587 (6) of the Companies Act, 2014 that a Meeting of the Creditors of the above Company will be held at the offices of Outlook Accountants, 4a Broomhill Business Complex, Broomhill Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 at 9.
Contract notice: Design, construction, delivery and installation of pipe organs for the academy of music.
On disc they succeed just as well, played along with 11 other pieces, on Carpenter's custom-built "touring organ", a digital instrument which uses electronic samples of some of the world's finest pipe organs and which gives him the freedom to play in any venue.
Electric pipe organs should not be confused with organs that have no pipes, and which produce sound by electronic means using speakers.
He also notes that the cost of maintaining large pipe organs is becoming prohibitive, whereas you can buy an affordable digital keyboard that will last 25 years with relatively little maintenance.
He also began a PhD into the great pipe organs of the Leeds-based organ builder James Jepson Binns but sadly he never got to finish it.
SHREWSBURY -- The Arts on the Green series launches its 2013-14 season with 11 outstanding Central Massachusetts performers presenting a wide range of music showcasing the Steinway piano and two pipe organs of the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury, 19 Church Road.
Boehling playing one of the pipe organs which he built.
German organ maker Philipp Klais, who built the ROHM pipe organ and others at concert halls around the world, talked about making of the organ and how, contrary to popular beliefs, pipe organs are not just meant for western churches.
They include the Quadrant Club and the Electric Railway Museum, both in Coventry, and Arnold House, a masonic temple in Rugby which houses one of the oldest pipe organs in Warwickshire.
Shannon (music, Sweet Briar College) offers a guide to pipe organs, their components, mechanics, and acoustics for performers, students, teachers, and organ lovers.
Lane County is blessed to have many talented musicians and several excellent pipe organs.