swell box


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swell box

In a pipe organ, the chamber in which the pipes of the swell organ are placed, the front being made with movable slats which can be opened or shut by means of a pedal.
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For example, he uses Tully's dislike of loud disco music to launch a four-page excursus on his positive associations with loud music, specifically, a "Dionysian fete" at the Peppermint Lounge and his adolescent sexual awakening in the swell box of an organ (pp.