October 18th, 2018


Word of the Day 10/18/18 Diapason

Diapason (noun)
diapason [dahy-uh-pey-zuh n, -suh n]

noun Music.
1. a full, rich outpouring of melodious sound.
2. the compass of a voice or instrument.
3. a fixed standard of pitch.
4. either of two principal timbres or stops of a pipe organ, one of full, majestic tone (open diapason) and the other of strong, flutelike tone (stopped diapason).
5. any of several other organ stops.
6. a tuning fork.

Related forms
di·a·pa·son·al, adjective
sub·di·a·pa·son, noun
sub·di·a·pa·son·al, adjective

Related Words for diapason
chant, inflection, refrain, theme, music, lyric, area, space, spectrum, field, length, scope, territory, dimension, matter, concert, chorus, ditty, harmony, jingle

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English diapasoun < Latin diapāsōn the whole octave < Greek dià pāsôn (chordôn) through all (the notes), short for hē dià pāsôn chordôn symphōnía the concord through all the notes of the scale

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Numbers Challenge

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1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art

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Weekend Challenge: Sing Us a Song, You're the Piano Man...

Hello there!  Happy Friday or Almost-Friday - and time for a new Weekend Challenge, woo hoo! This week's theme is:  I Got the Music In Me…

Well, technically I don’t at the moment - but in just over a day, my sister, her guy, and I are going to hear Reginald Kenneth Dwight hammer the hell out of a piano and we’re gonna love every minute of it.
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