Definition of choir organ in English:

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choir organ

Pronunciation: /ˈkwī(ə)r ˈôrɡən/

noun

A separate division of many large organs, played using a third manual (keyboard), and typically having distinctively toned stops.
Example sentences
  • Christopher Herrick has chosen the smaller choir organ that Metzler built in 1979 at the opposite end to the main instrument at Stadtkirche in Switzerland's Zofingen.
  • There are also two others, to unite the swell and choir organs to the great one, together or separate.
  • Some choir organs are completely sealed in an enclosure so as to muffle the sound even more greatly.

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Syllabification: choir or·gan

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