- an organ stop having for each note two pipes tuned to slightly different pitches and producing a wavering, gentle tone.
Origin of voix céleste
< French: heavenly voice
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- an organ stop which produces a tremolo effect through the acoustic phenomenon of beats
Word Origin for voix céleste
from French: heavenly voice