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calliope (in music)

calliope, in music, an instrument also called steam organ or steam piano in which steam is forced through a series of whistles controlled by a keyboard. It is usually played mechanically, and its shrill music is a familiar accompaniment of circus parades. It is named for the Muse of Eloquence.

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Calliope

Calliope in Greek and Roman mythology, the Muse of epic poetry. The name comes from Greek Kalliopē, literally ‘having a beautiful voice’.

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calliope

calliope. Amer. term for steamblown mechanical organ.

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Calliope (in Greek mythology)

Calliope (kəlī´əpē): see Muses; Orpheus.

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