Definition of vox angelica in English:

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vox angelica

Pronunciation: /ˌväks anˈjelikə/

noun

A soft stop on an organ or harmonium that is tuned slightly sharp to produce a tremolo effect.
Example sentences
  • According to Grove, the name Vox Angelica was first used around 1750 for a small 2' reed stop.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from late Latin, literally 'angelic voice'.

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Syllabification: vox an·gel·i·ca

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