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Definition of the noun Aerophone

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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.

Explanation

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 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 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 Investors by Franc Bangs Wilkie

The aerophone is a device for bringing ...

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 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 (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 JOURNAL 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 Royal Society of Arts ... (1878)

by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

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 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 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 previewSaturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art (1897)

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 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 Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

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 previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Southeast Asia (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Terry E. Miller, Ruth M. Stone, Sean Williams

puro Ecuadorian gourd aerophone ...

Google previewBloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 10 (2015)

Genres: Middle East and North Africa by David Horn, John Shepherd

See mizmār; mizwid; zurna double reed aerophone. See duduk; mey drone here. See also dham drugs here drums here, here, here, here, here, here, here. See also bendīr; çifte nağra; daff; dammam; darbūka/darabukka; davul; dhol; gallal; ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

An edgeblown aerophone instrument of the woodwind family. (2) The modern Western concert flute, an edgeblown transverse flute with a fingering mechanism that covers holes to change pitches. flutter. In a taperecording system, fast ...

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

Bull-roarer - A free aerophone musical instrument, in that it creates a sound in unenclosed air. It was usually made from a long thin blade of bone, wood or stone with a hole at on end for a cord to be looped through it. Holding one end of the ...

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 previewDictionary of Lexicography (2002)

by R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James

aerophone ABBREVIATION. activedictionary A type of DICTIONARY designed to help with encoding tasks, such as ...

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 previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

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

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

Google previewThe National Encyclopedia of Reference (1915)

Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal

Aerophone. (ba-er'o-fon). ,. an. instrument. y which sound waves are amplified ...

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Small photo of xun, a globular, vessel flute from China, oldest musical instruments, made of baked clay or bone, and later of clay or ceramic. traditional "eight-tone" (bayin) , egg-shaped aerophone. More...

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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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