organ stop


organ stop
a) any of many knobs near the keyboard of an organ used to select different sounds or timbres
b) the timbre so produced

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  • Organ stop — The choir division of the organ at St. Raphael s Cathedral, Dubuque, Iowa. Shown here are several ranks of pipes, each of which would be controlled from one of the stops on the console. An organ stop (or just stop) is a component of a pipe organ… …   Wikipedia

  • organ stop — noun a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality • Hypernyms: ↑organ pipe, ↑pipe, ↑pipework • Hyponyms: ↑diapason, ↑diapason stop, ↑dulciana, ↑flue stop, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • organ stop — Synonyms and related words: English horn, bassoon, block flute, bombard, bourdon, cello, claribel, clarinet, clarion, concert flute, cornet, cornopean, cromorna, cymbel, diapason, dulciana, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, gamba, gedeckt …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Organ Stop Pizza — is a restaurant located in Mesa, Arizona. Its primary attraction is as the home of what it claims is the largest Wurlitzer theater organ in the world.[1] Powered by three turbine blowers (with a fourth as a standby) it has more than 5,500 pipes.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ophicleide (organ stop) — Ophicleide and Contra Ophicleide are powerful pipe organ reed pipes used as organ stops. The name comes from the early brass instrument, the ophicleide, forerunner of the euphonium. The Ophicleide is generally at 16′ pitch, and the Contra… …   Wikipedia

  • Flageolet (organ stop) — The Flageolet is an organ stop belonging to the flute group of flue pipes. It is usually found in 2 feet pitch, and more rarely 1 feet pitch. The tone is generally soft in character. Categories: Musical instrument stubsOrgan stopsFlute type Organ …   Wikipedia

  • Cornet (organ stop) — A Cornet is an organ stop most commonly of principal or flute tone quality that contains multiple ranks of pipes. The Cornet is primarily used as a solo voice and the ranks of the Cornet follows the harmonic series; 8 , 4 , 2 2/3 , 2 , 1 3/5 .… …   Wikipedia

  • stop — stopless, adj. stoplessness, n. /stop/, v., stopped or (Archaic) stopt; stopping; n. v.t. 1. to cease from, leave off, or discontinue: to stop running. 2. to cause to cease; put an end to: to stop noise in the street. 3. to interrupt, arrest, or… …   Universalium

  • Organ pipe — The choir division of the organ at St. Raphael s Cathedral, Dubuque, Iowa. Wood and metal pipes of a variety of sizes are shown in this photograph. An organ pipe is a sound producing element of the pipe organ that resonates at a specific pitch… …   Wikipedia

  • stop — v. & n. v. (stopped, stopping) 1 tr. a put an end to (motion etc.); completely check the progress or motion or operation of. b effectively hinder or prevent (stopped them playing so loudly). c discontinue (an action or sequence of actions)… …   Useful english dictionary


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