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Definition of Diapason

Diapason
Diapason Di`a*pa"son, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? (i. e., ? ? ? the concord of the first and last notes, the octave); dia` through + ?, gen. pl. of ? all: cf. F. diapason. Cf. Panacea.] 1. (Gr. Mus.) The octave, or interval which includes all the tones of the diatonic scale. 2. Concord, as of notes an octave apart; harmony. The fair music that all creatures made . . . In perfect diapason. --Milton. 3. The entire compass of tones. Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. --Dryden. 4. A standard of pitch; a tuning fork; as, the French normal diapason. 5. One of certain stops in the organ, so called because they extend through the scale of the instrument. They are of several kinds, as open diapason, stopped diapason, double diapason, and the like.

Meaning of Diapason from wikipedia

- Diapason may refer to: Diapason (interval), the name of the just octave in Pythagorean tuning Diapason (pipe organ), a tonal grouping of the flue pipes...
- Diapason is a monthly magazine, published in French by Italian media group Mondadori. The magazine focuses on cl****ical music, especially cl****ical music...
- octave (Latin: octavus: eighth) or perfect octave (sometimes called the diapason) is the interval between one musical pitch and another with double its...
- Diapason d'Or (French for "Golden Tuning Fork") is a recommendation of outstanding (mostly) cl****ical music recordings given by reviewers of Diapason...
- The Diapason is a magazine serving those who build and play organs. Content includes concert and recital announcements, information on building and maintaining...
- a range of nine octaves. A stop of diapason type may or may not actually be labelled "Diapason". The "Diapason" label is most commonly used in English...
- 4 Piccolo 2 Corno Di B****etto 8 Great Organ Double Diapason 16 Open Diapason No.1 8 Open Diapason No.2 8 Clarabel Flute 8 Prin****l 4 Harmonic Flute 4...
- As an example, the octave (4′) diapason is generally of a smaller scale and softer than the corresponding 8′ diapason rank, whereas in unification they...
- extensions of its Diaphonic diapason, and at 16′ with metal resonators as an extension of its smaller-scale Open diapason. The Austin Organ Company also...
- made for, among others, a Stentor division, a section of high-pressure diapasons and reeds. It was to be installed on the fifth floor, above the String...
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