Definition of dulcitone in English:

dulcitone

Line breaks: dul¦ci|tone
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌlsɪtəʊn
 
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noun

A musical keyboard instrument in which a series of steel tuning forks are struck by hammers. It was invented in the late 19th century and was superseded by the celesta.
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  • But the ‘dry’ drums, keyboards, and the use of unusual instruments like vibes, dulcitone and marimba spoke of a ‘contemporary-sounding’ album.
  • It is home to the Richard Burnett Collection of Historical Keyboard Instruments which includes more than a hundred instruments (clavichords, harpsichords, pianoharpa, cylinder music box, keyboard crystalphone, digitorium, dulcitone, organs, and pianos), many in full playing condition.
  • Musical instruments like the piano, harpsichord, clavichord, organ, electric piano, electronic piano, digital piano, synthesizer, celesta, dulcitone, accordion, melodica, glasschord and carillon fall under the family of musical keyboards.

Origin

late 19th century: coined by T. Machell, the instrument's inventor, from Latin dulcis 'sweet' + tonus 'tone'.

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