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A musician who plays the organ.


(Classical Music) a person who plays the organ


(ˈɔr gə nɪst)

a person who plays the organ.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.organist - a person who plays an organorganist - a person who plays an organ    
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
عازِف أُرْغُن
org çalan kimse


[ˈɔːgənɪst] Norganista mf


[ˈɔːrgənɪst] norganiste m/f


nOrganist(in) m(f)


[ˈɔːgənɪst] norganista m/f


(ˈoːgən) noun
a usually large musical instrument similar to a piano, with or without pipes. He plays the organ; an electric organ.
ˈorganist noun
a person who plays the organ. the organist in the church.
References in classic literature ?
Her father was organist at your own church, and a hard struggle he must have had of it, with an absentee landlord, and a congregation of seagulls, I should think.
Through one violet-stained window a soft light glowed, where, no doubt, the organist loitered over the keys, making sure of his mastery of the coming Sabbath anthem.
When we got the organ up at the Glen church old Elder Richards bounced up from his seat the minute the organist began to play and scuttled down the aisle and out of the church at the rate of no-man's-business.
Countermand the order for cake, send a wire putting off the wedding, dismiss the bridesmaids, tell the organist he can stop practising "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden"--no wedding-bells for you
Then right away the organist would let go another avalanche.
Miss Wilson confirmed Fairholme's account; and the church organist, who had tuned all the pianofortes in the neighborhood once a year for nearly a quarter of a century, denounced the newcomer as Jack of all trades and master of none.
Perkins was flying about, getting things into readiness, and Miss Reade, who was the organist of the evening, was sitting on the platform, looking her sweetest and prettiest.
The chapel organ had pealed the same tones, the organist, the sister whom she loved best of the community, had taught them to her in those early happy days.
bishops, priests, deacons, wardens, vestry, and choir; organ, organist, amid bellows
They would look upon it as a snare of the tempter; and I know that in my own case I only began to be shocked at the blackness of my nails the day that I began to lose the first whiteness of my soul by falling in love at fifteen with the parish organist, or rather with the glimpse of surplice and Roman nose and fiery moustache which was all I ever saw of him, and which I loved to distraction for at least six months; at the end of which time, going out with my governess one day, I passed him in the street, and discovered that his unofficial garb was a frock-coat combined with a turn-down collar and a "bowler" hat, and never loved him any more.
My musical gift was ruined," he explained, as they walked on after one of these demonstrations, "by the village organist at home, who had invented a system of notation which he tried to teach me, with the result that I never got to the tune-playing at all.
There was the making of an im- mense success,' said the man, who was an organist, I believe, with lank gray hair flowing over a greasy coat- collar.

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