Voix Céleste

noun Voix Cé·leste \¦vwäsāˈlest\

Definition of Voix Céleste

plural

Voix Célestes

  1. :  an organ flue stop of 8′ pitch typically included in a swell organ that produces wavering or tremulous tones either from two ranks of narrow pipes tuned slightly apart or from a single rank tuned slightly flat that is used in connection with a normally tuned stop

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Origin and Etymology of voix céleste

French, literally, heavenly voice


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