Definition of vox angelica in English:

vox angelica

Line breaks: vox an|gel¦ica
Pronunciation: /ˌvɒks anˈdʒɛlɪkə


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


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

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