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Definition of the noun Aerophone

What does Aerophone mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aerophones

  1. Any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself adding considerably to the sound.

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Aerophone: An aerophone is any musical instrument that produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself adding considerably to the sound.

  • also known as Аэрофон

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Google previewImaging Sound (1998)

An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India by Bonnie C. Wade

Once one has decided whether an aerophone is a shawm or a ...

Google previewJournal of the Society of Arts (1878)

The aerophone is an instrument that enables the voice to be heard at a distance of four miles. On the other hand, we have within the last few days produced in England an instrument that will be brought before the Royal Society tomorrow night, ...

Google previewJOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARTS. (1878)

by JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARTS

The aerophone is an instrument that enables the voice to be heard at a distance of four miles. On the other hand, we have within the last few days produced in England an instrument that will be broughtbefore the Royal Society tomorrow night, ...

Google previewJournal (1878)

The aerophone is an instrument that enables the voice to be heard at a distance of four miles. On the other hand, we have within the last few days produced in England an instrument that will be broughtbefore the Royal Society tomorrow night, ...

Google previewThe Art of Tuba and Euphonium Playing (1999)

by Harvey Phillips, William Winkle

Simply stated, an aerophone is a tube or pipe (either open or closed) enclosing a column of air and acting as a sound resonator. All brass instruments, including the tuba family, are lip-vibrated aerophones. This term thus identifies those ...

Google previewThe Great Inventions (1883)

Their History, from the Earliest Period to the Present. Their Influence on Civilization, Accompanied by Sketches of Lives of the Principal Inventors; Their Labors, Their Hardships and Their Triumphs by Franc Bangs Wilkie

The aerophone is a device for bringing ...

Google previewThomas Alva Edison (1896)

The Telegraph-boy who Became a Great Inventor by Edith C. Kenyon

The aerophone is a sort of exaggeration of the phonograph. It is an instrument which not only transmits the ordinary tones of the voice to an indefinite distance, but also magnifies them two hundred times. In fact, it not only catches up casual ...

Google previewThe Music Sound (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

Accordion | Concertina | Flutina | Harmonica | Squeezebox Home | Up | Next A free reed aerophone is a musical instrument where sound is produced as air flows past a vibrating reed in a frame. Air pressure is typically generated by breath or ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Society of Arts ... (1878)

The aerophone is an instrument that enables the voice to be heard at a distance of four miles. On the other hand, we have within the last few days produced in England an instrument that willbe brought before the Royal Society tomorrow night, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

The Aerophone is a device by which the sound of the voice can be magnified two or three hundred times, by means of a steam blast, and may be used for communicating with ships at sea. The Megaphone, a design of similar purpose, is an ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopædia (1881)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The aerophone is a design for magnifying the sounds of the voice two or three hundred times by the aid of a steam blast, and is tobe applied to signalling and communicating with ships out at sea. Edison's inventions in chemical electric ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia (1888)

A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The aerophone is a design for magnifying the sounds of ...

Google previewThe Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art (1898)

The aerophone is a device for magnifying speech. When we learn that by its use " the slightest whisper is roared out in such a manner that it can be heard all over the neighbourhood," we tremble to think of such an undesirable machine.

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

For example, such terms as edge aerophone for flute or single-reed-concussion aerophone for clarinet, would be organologically clear. Common sense, however , suggests that for most readers, terms like flute and clarinet are easier to ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Flutist (2009)

by Susan J. Maclagan

See also AEROPHONE; FINGERING DIAGRAMS; GLASS FLUTE; MULTIPHONIC; QUARTET; REED BOOK; WOODWIND QUINTET; WOODWIND SECTION. 2. Any of the instruments named in definition 1. WOODWIND QUINTET . Usually the ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa ; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ; The United States and Canada ; Europe ; Oceania (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

whirled slat An aerophone consisting of a thin, lens- or rhomboid-shaped wooden slat attached to a string and made to hum by being whirled through the air. wind instrument A musical instrument whose principal sound is the vibration of air ...

Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

A harp differs from the preceding instruments in that its strings are not parallel to the body, but rise vertically from it An aerophone is any instrument using air as a sound generator. A free aerophone produces sound independently of any ...

Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.)

Edison's Aerophone. The instrument is shown in section in Fig. 15, and consists of a diaphragm ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Thailand (2013)

by Gerald W. Fry, Gayla S. Nieminen, Harold E. Smith

Aerophone instruments, which are vibrated by blown air, are of two major kinds in Thailand: flutes and reeds. The khluei, made of bamboo and played vertically, is the most commonly seen flute. The pi nai is the Thai oboe and is of ancient Thai ...

Google previewReligion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Cultures (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Cultures by Jesudas M. Athyal

The most widespread instrument used for devotional songs are types of frame drum, the short-necked, pear-shaped lute gambus, and the double-reed aerophone serunai. Devotional genres with clear links to Sufism (qasidah, dikir, dabus) ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

aerophone A musical instrument that makes sound by the use of air. Woodwind and brass instruments are all aerophones. aerophor A device invented in 1912 by Bernhard Samuel that provides additional air ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (2013)

by John H. Beck

Aerophone instrument whose tone is created by cau ing air to vibrate, e.g., the bullroarer and whistle. Afoxê Brazilian instrument about 5 inches in diameter and consisting of acoconut shell with about fifty indented ridges. Sometimes called a ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music (2014)

by Barrie Jones

aerophone one of the four main classes of musical instrument used in the original OSachs-Hombostel system, the others being Oidiophone, Omembranophone, and £>chordophone. In instruments which are aerophones, ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

aerophone. Instruments that create sound by causing a body of air to vibrate ( e.g., trumpets, flutes, harmonicas, sirens). AES. Audio Engineering Society. affetuoso [It.]. Tenderly, warmly, affectionately. affretando [It.]. Pushing ahead in tempo.

Google previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

BAGPIPE An aerophone (a musical instrument that produces sound by vibration of air), this instrument pushes air, held in ...

Google previewAdams' New Musical Dictionary 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 (1865)

by John Stowell Adams

Aerophone. A Freneh reed instrument of the melodeon elass. JEstheties. (Grk.) The philosophy of musieal art ; that department of musieal study whieh pertains to the sentiment, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

The end-blown flute is the characteristic aerophone of the Old Kingdom, though the earliest surviving example, again from Beni Hasan, dates from the Middle Kingdom. Such flutes were used throughout Egyptian history and have survived into ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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