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chamber organ

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Definition of chamber organ in English:

noun

A movable pipe organ for playing in a small concert hall, chapel, or private house.
Example sentences
  • They are La Castella of the disc's title: harpsichord, chamber organ, theorbo and cello.
  • An alternative was the barrel organ, usually a small chamber organ for which the church could buy a selection of pinned barrels with the most popular hymn tunes of the day ready set.
  • ‘Organ Interlude’ is exactly that, a playful eight minutes, in which Weston extracts an impressive array of sounds from the chamber organ, with apposite responses from Coxhill.

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