Vox humana
Vox Vox, n. [L. See {Voice}.] A voice. [1913 Webster]

{Vox humana}[L., human voice] (Mus.), a reed stop in an organ, made to imitate the human voice. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vox humāna — (lat., »Menschenstimme«), in der Orgel eine 8 Fußstimme von edlem, weichem Klange, meist eine Zungenstimme mit kurzen Aufsätzen; zu 4 Fuß heißt die Stimme gewöhnlich Vox virginea, Jungfernstimme, Jungfernregal, oder Vox angelica. Engelstimme …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Vox humana — The Vox Humana (Latin for human voice; also voix humaine in French and voce umana in Italian) is a short resonator reed stop on the pipe organ, so named because of its supposed resemblance to the human voice. As a rule, the stop is used with a… …   Wikipedia

  • vox humana — /voks hyooh may neuh, mah , man euh/ a pipe organ stop designed to produce tones resembling those of the human voice. [1720 30; < L vox humana human voice] * * * …   Universalium

  • vox humana — лат. [вокс хума/на] 1) человеческий голос 2) регистр органа см. также vox …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • Vox humana —         (вокс хумбна, лат., букв. человеческий голос) регистр (гл. обр. 8 ) в старинных и совр. органах. Благодаря спец. устройству звук V. h. тремолирует, приближаясь по теплоте и выразительности к человеч. голосу …   Музыкальная энциклопедия

  • vox humana — noun an organ stop having some resemblance to the human voice …   Wiktionary

  • vox humana — [hju: mα:nə] noun an organ stop with a tone supposedly resembling the human voice. Origin C18: from L., lit. human voice …   English new terms dictionary

  • vox humana — /vɒks hjuˈmanə/ (say voks hyooh mahnuh) noun an organ stop designed to produce tones resembling those of the human voice. {Latin: human voice} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vox humana — n. an organ stop with a tone supposed to resemble a human voice. Etymology: L, = human voice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vox Humana (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Vox Humana Type = Album Artist = Daniel Amos Released = 1984 Recorded = 3 D Studios (Costa Mesa, California) Genre = Rock / New Wave Length = Label = Refuge Records Producer = Daniel Amos Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

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