pedal-note


ped·al–note

noun \ˈpe-dəl-ˌnōt\

Definition of PEDAL-NOTE

2
:  one of the lowest tones that can be sounded on a brass instrument being an octave below the normal usable range and representing the fundamental of the harmonic series

Origin of PEDAL-NOTE

from the playing of the lowest notes on the organ by means of pedals
First Known Use: circa 1828

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pedalo
Previous Word in the Dictionary: pedal keyboard
All Words Near: pedal-note

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pedal-note? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).