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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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Harvard Dictionary of Music (1969)
by Willi Apel
ADDITIONAL ACCOMPANIMENT AEOLIAN HARP pressionism) as a color modification of the triad that does not call for resolution. Jazz musicians have abundantly availed themselves of this cloying effect, especially for the final chord of a ...
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 ...
by Jill B. Gidmark
and "The Aeolian Harp." "Minor Sea-Pieces," the third section, contains twelve poems, most notably "The Tuft of Kelp," "The Maldive Shark," and ...
by Christine Ammer
The Aeolian harp dates from biblical times. It became popular in Europe during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, when its mysterious, ghostly sound was found appealing. Aeolian mode The authentic mode beginning on A.
by John Michael Cooper
grand monologue lyrique (The Aeolian Harp and the Music of the Spheres: Essays on the Relationships between Natural Sonorous Phenomena, Science, and Art; Followed by a Grand Lyric Monologue Titled Stephen, or the Aeolian Harp, ...
by Dipak K. Basu
Aeolian harp Wire in a flow that produces sound due to the natural vortex shedding that occurs behind a cylinder. Since the wire is free to oscillate, the wire can resonate at its natural frequency with an amplitude that allows the vortex shedding ...
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 Norbert Shadeg
sunari n an aeolian harp of bamboo (= sundari). sunat n circumcision; intrans circumcise (nyunat trans) (Mal). sundang ...
by Edward Henry Knight
AEolian harp. Cornopean. Key-bugle. AEolina. Coupler. Kin. AEolophon. Cremona. Knee-swell. Angelot. Cromorna. Krum-horn. Apollonicon. Crotalo. Kussier. Atabel. Crowle. Lapideon.
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 ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
AEOLIAN HARP (Fr. harps éolierme; Ger. Aolsharfe, W indharfe ; Ital. arpa d' E010), a stringed musical instrument, whose name is derived from Aeolus, god of the wind. The aeolian harp consists of a sound-box about 3 ft. long, 5 in. wide, and ...
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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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