No organ then pealed forth its reverent tones and awaked the church with dulcet harmonies: a pitch-pipe often the sole instrument.
It was the pitch-pipe to cat-head, and answered I accordingly.
Both it and the pitch-pipe used by him as leader of the choir are now resting silent in Memorial Hall.
It will be as the energy of a pitch-pipe to an entire orchestra.
He was also the first to use the pitch-pipe in order to ensure some degree of certainty in "striking up the tune" in church.
In my childhood the tunes of the hymns were always given with a pitch-pipe.
A canny Scotchman, who abhorred the thought of all musical instruments anywhere, managed to have one fling at the pitch-pipe.
He fumbled for his pitch-pipe, and arose with a confused intention of attempting a musical exorcism.
Perhaps a musician may be able to interpret the passage, without explaining the instrument to be a pitch-pipe as some have done.
The pitch-pipe rightly adjusted gave the proper keynote, and the clerk essayed to sing.