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car·il·lon / ˈkarəˌlän; -lən/ • n. a set of bells in a tower, played using a keyboard or by an automatic mechanism similar to a piano roll. ∎  a tune played on such bells. DERIVATIVES: car·il·lon·neur / ˌkarələˈnər/ n.

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carillon (tune played on) a set of bells. XVIII. — F., alt. of OF. car(e)ignon, quarregnon — Rom. *quatriniō, -ōn-, peal of four bells, alt, of quaterniō (see QUATERNION) after late L. trīniō number three, f. trīnus threefold.

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carillon.
1. See bell.

2. Org. stop; a mixture of 3 ranks (12th, 17th, 22nd); chiefly in USA.

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Carillon. Recitation with orch. by Elgar, Op.75, to poem by Belg. writer E. Cammaerts, comp. Nov. 1914 as tribute to Belgium. F.p. London, 7 Dec. 1914. Can be perf. without narrator.

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carillon, in music: see bell.

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