Definition of swell organ in English:

swell organ

Syllabification: swell or·gan

noun

  • A section of a large organ consisting of pipes enclosed in a swell box, usually played with an upper keyboard.
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    • There are no string stops on the swell organ while the pedal department shows the lack of upper work so characteristic of this period.
    • The original 1855 great and swell organs have survived intact.
    • The variety, character, and pungency of tone in the flue work, is as admirable as their reeds and swell organs are poor and defective.

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