pipe organ

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Recent Examples on the Web And the pipe organ in the balcony took on no water. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Midland church swallowed by floodwaters: 'It tears a hole in your heart'," 23 May 2020 Even the original pipe organ is still intact inside and, despite needing a tuning, still plays. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "This historic former Cudahy church and school will be transformed into an event center and apartments," 28 Feb. 2020 The run time was an hour and a half, starting and ending with a deep and ominous recital from the pipe organ that sounded louder without all the bodies to absorb it. Sam Whiting, SFChronicle.com, "For Bay Area churchgoers, virtual Easter in coronavirus era is ‘bittersweet’," 12 Apr. 2020 The majestic pipe organ slowly rises from its hiding place beneath the stage of the 92-year-old movie palace. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, "Meet the man who makes Christmas merry at the Alabama Theatre," 12 Dec. 2019 Solomon’s instruments are based on a surprisingly solemn source: the pipe organ. Briana Flin, Wired, "Meet the Guy Who Invented the Oomphalapompatronium," 31 Jan. 2020 The 56,000-square-foot Gilded Age mansion includes massive stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings, a pipe organ, voluminous crystal chandeliers, outdoor gardens and privacy. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville's own Jennifer Lawrence ties the knot in a private ceremony, reports say," 6 Feb. 2019 Finally, the all-Bach program showcased BCSD’s brand new continuo organ, a small portable pipe organ used to play harmony in Baroque music. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: Bach Collegium San Diego opens season with a lovely Bach cantata," 12 Oct. 2019 Almost every Sunday for the past five decades, Roy Guenther has played the pipe organ for the glory of God. John Kelly, Washington Post, "For 50 years of Sundays, he’s powered the pipe organ at this Arlington church," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of pipe organ

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Pipe organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20organ. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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