Voix-celeste definition

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An organ stop that produces a gentle tremolo effect.
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An organ stop consisting of either one or two ranks of pipes slightly out of tune, so as to produce a beating effect when combined with a normally tuned rank.
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Origin of voix-celeste

  • French voix voice céleste celestial

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French: voix and céleste

    From Wiktionary