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Aeolian harp

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noun

  1. a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of aeolian harp: aeolian lyre / wind harp
    • more generic word: harp = a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck

Music

  1. "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.
  2. "Aeolian Harp" is a composition.

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"Aeolian Harp" is a book by William Gillock.

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Google previewComplete 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music, Theoretical and Practical (1813)

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.

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

AEOLIAN HARP (Fr.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

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.

Google previewAdams' New Musical Dictionary (1865)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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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