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Definition of the noun aeolian harp
What does aeolian harp mean as a name of something?
- a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them
- "Aeolian Harp" a.k.a. "Étude Op. 25, No. 1" in A-flat major is a solo piano work composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1836, and published in 1837. The work consists entirely of rapid arpeggios and harmonic modulations based on A-flat major.
- read more about Étude Op. 25, No. 1
- "Aeolian Harp" is a composition.
- music by Andreas von Wangenheim
"Aeolian Harp" is a book by William Gillock.
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Complete Musical Dictionary (1895)
Containing Definitions of All English and Foreign Musical Terms and Phrases, to which is Prefixed a Summary of the Elements of Music by Julius Schuberth
Aeolian harp, a sort of giant aeolian harp (or "meteorological harmonica"), was invented by the Abb6 Gattoni at Milan. Being tuned diatoni- cally, they sound something like organ-pipes when ...
To which is Prefixed a Familiar Introduction to the First Principles of that Science by Thomas Busby
AEoLIAN HARP. A musical instrument which derives its name from AEolus, the god of the winds. The construction is perfectly simple, consisting of little more than a number of catgut strings distended in parallel lines over a box of wood.
by Robert Splinter
Aeolian harp. (b) It is also possible to make sounds with a blade of grass under tension between the thumbs. Aerofoil section 43 A Aerodynamics [fluid dynamics, general, mechanics] The. Figure A. 44 ...
The Pianist's Dictionary (2004)
by Maurice Hinson
"Aeolian Harp" Etude. Frederic Chopin, Etude in A-flat Major, op. 25, no. 1, 1836. Perhaps this title came from a remark made by Robert Schumann comparing Chopin's playing to an Aeolian harp, a stringed instrument that when placed outside ...
by Project Gutenberg
AEOLIAN HARP (Fr.
by Random House
carp, harp, scarp, sharp, tarp; cardsharp, escarp, French harp, Jew's harp, wind harp; Autoharp, counterscarp, endocarp, epicarp, exocarp, meso- carp , pericarp, supersharp, vibraharp; aeolian harp. -arp (-ôrp). See -orp. -arred.
Of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases, Abbreviations, Initials, and Signs, Employed in Musical and Rhythmical Art and Science, in Nearly Fifty Ancient and Modern Languages
An AEolian harp. Harpalice: (Grk.) A song sung by young girls at old Greek festivals. Harp Bell... A stringed instrument, so called from its being swung about in performance like a bell, supposed to be the lyra or cithara of the ancients. Harp ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
AEOLIAN HARP (Fr.
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Video shows what aeolian harp means. An open box over which strings are stretched that sound when the wind passes over them. aeolian harp synonyms: wind ...
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