Adiaphonon

Adiaphonon (v. gr.), unverstimmbares Pianoforte od. orgelähnliches Instrument, von Metallstäben, mit 6 Octaven, dessen Ton ein Mittel zwischen Orgel u. Harmonika ist; 1820 von Schuster in Wien erfunden.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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