Definition of choir organ in English:

choir organ

Syllabification: choir or·gan


  • A separate division of many large organs, played using a third manual (keyboard), and typically having distinctively toned stops.
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    • 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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