Definition of Dulciana

1. Noun. The organ stop having a tone of soft sweet string quality.

Generic synonyms: Organ Stop



Definition of Dulciana

1. n. A sweet-toned stop of an organ.

Definition of Dulciana

1. a soft-toned organ stop [n -S]

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dulciana (current term)
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Literary usage of Dulciana

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1. Organ Registration: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Distinctive Quality of by Everett Ellsworth Truette (1919)
"dulciana 8 ft. The other stops which have the Diapason-quality of tone are the ... To test the quality of tone of the dulciana, the organist should sound a ..."

2. The Organ of the Twentieth Century: A Manual on All Matters Relating to the by George Ashdown Audsley (1919)
"For the mouth of the normal dulciana pipe an area equal to one-sixth of the ... Under no consideration should dulciana pipes be slotted for tuning purposes; ..."

3. Organ Registration: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Distinctive Quality of by Everett Ellsworth Truette (1919)
"dulciana 8 ft. The other stops which have the Diapason-quality of tone are the ... To test the quality of tone of the dulciana, the organist should sound a ..."

4. A Primer of Organ Registration by Gordon Balch Nevin (1920)
"dulciana 8 ft. Aeoline 4 ft. Flute o"Amour 4 ft. Flute Harmonic PEDAL 16 ft. Bourdon And here are some of the combinations of these stops as solo and ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"Ш. dulciana Principal 22. Cornet. 3 ranks 23. Trumpet 24. Hautboy 1790. ... dulciana, to FF . 13. Stopped Diapason 14. Principal 48 8 stops. 15. Flute 16. ..."

6. The Organ by Sir John Stainer, John Stainer, F. Flaxington Harker (1909)
"... mf ff Some beautiful effects may be obtained by playing an octave higher on such combinations as the following : Bourdon, 16-foot tone; dulciana or ..."

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