pipe organ


Examples of pipe organ in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In an odd development, church workers found a red pouch containing the suspect’s birth certificate in the pipe organ room, Gaytan said. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Apr. 2024 And the large, airy sanctuary, with its distinctive choir loft, pipe organ and wooden arches makes for a dramatic backdrop for events. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, 17 Jan. 2024 If the standard Manhattan is a song played on a piano, the Black Manhattan is that same song on a pipe organ—big, booming chords of flavor, filling every available space. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 9 Mar. 2024 That richness does not depend on the usual elements of plays or prayer: characters and narratives, pipe organs and priests. Jesse Green, New York Times, 19 Jan. 2024 The home of the world’s largest outdoor pipe organ, it was built and donated to the city by philanthropists John and Adolph Spreckels for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2023 Perhaps most notably, the castle houses the laboratory of John Hays Hammond, Jr., an inventor and scientist who filled his home with his creations — including a gigantic pipe organ that relied on his 19 pipe organ technology patents. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 10 Aug. 2023 The church was founded in 1873 and completed its current building, a red brick Romanesque structure with two iconic towers and a powerful pipe organ, in 1911. Williesha Morris | Wmorris@al.com, al, 10 Sep. 2023 Marmion Abbey to stage organ performance Marmion Abbey in Aurora will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the installation of the Martin Ott Op. 89 mechanical action pipe organ at Marmion Abbey Church at 3 p.m. Sept. 10. Beacon-News Staff, Chicago Tribune, 18 Aug. 2023

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First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pipe organ was in 1862

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“Pipe organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20organ. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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