Coupler of an organ


Coupler of an organ
Coupler Coup"ler (k?p"l?r), n. One who couples; that which couples, as a link, ring, or shackle, to connect cars. [1913 Webster]

{Coupler of an organ}, a contrivance by which any two or more of the ranks of keys, or keys and pedals, are connected so as to act together when the organ is played. [1913 Webster]


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  • Coupler — Coup ler (k?p l?r), n. One who couples; that which couples, as a link, ring, or shackle, to connect cars. [1913 Webster] {Coupler of an organ}, a contrivance by which any two or more of the ranks of keys, or keys and pedals, are connected so as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Organ console — The console of the Wanamaker Organ in the Macy s (formerly Wanamaker s) department store in Philadelphia, featuring six manuals and colour coded stop tabs. The pipe organ is played from an area called the console, which holds the manuals, pedals …   Wikipedia

  • coupler — n. 1 Mus. a a device in an organ for connecting two manuals, or a manual with pedals, so that they both sound when only one is played. b (also octave coupler) a similar device for connecting notes with their octaves above or below. 2 anything… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coupler — /kup leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that couples or links together. 2. Mach. a rod or link transmitting force and motion between a rotating part and a rotating or oscillating part. 3. Also called coupling. Railroads. a device for joining pieces… …   Universalium

  • coupler — cou•pler [[t]ˈkʌp lər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that couples or links together 2) rai Also called coupling a device for joining pieces of rolling stock. 3) mad a device in an organ or harpsichord for connecting keys, manuals, or a manual and… …   From formal English to slang

  • coupler — /ˈkʌplə/ (say kupluh) noun 1. someone or something that couples, or links together. 2. a device in an organ for connecting keys, manuals, or a manual and pedals, so that they are played together when one is played. 3. Radio a device for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pipe organ — This article is about organs that produce sound by driving wind through pipes. For an overview of related instruments, see Organ (music). The pipe organ in Saint Germain l Auxerrois, Paris[1] The pipe organ is a musical instrument …   Wikipedia

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