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Line breaks: pedal|board
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛd(ə)lbɔːd

Definition of pedalboard in English:


The keyboard of pedals on an organ.
Example sentences
  • Maybe if some of them had been taught using the non-intuitive learner concept, we might have a few more organists instead of a large number of pianists who cringe at the thought of having to face an organ pedalboard.
  • Then with the pipe organ, there is the little problem of keyboards, like not just one keyboard, but two or three or more - then add a pedalboard to that and you start to get a picture of serious complexity.

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