Definition of reed stop in English:

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reed stop


An organ stop controlling reed pipes.
Example sentences
  • The last piece of the evening, Franck's Chorale no 3 offered more Gallic-sounding reed stops, and a near-ideal balance between the music's restlessness and serenity.
  • It is a large 3-manual instrument constructed in baroque fashion in Keller temperament and with 15 reed stops.
  • Then of course you have trumpets, and I always like to compare the organ to an orchestra, because you have flutes and you have strings and you have reed stops, so it's very easy to explain.

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