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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(from Fr. serin, canary).

Small hand org. reproducing 10–13 high‐pitched notes and formerly used to teach canaries to sing.

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serinette

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(from Fr. serin, canary).

Small hand org. reproducing 10–13 high‐pitched notes and formerly used to teach canaries to sing.

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Serinette

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 13 words.

A type of bird organ. See Bird instruments.

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serinette

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 21 words.

Small hand org. reproducing 10–13 high‐pitched notes and formerly used to teach canaries to sing.

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serinette

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 26 words.

A small barrel organ that imitates birdsong, used in the late 17th and 18th centuries to teach caged birds to

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Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 21 words.

(from Fr. serin, canary).

Small hand organ reproducing 10–13 high‐pitched notes and formerly used to teach canaries to sing.

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Splitting the Lyric Lark; or, Dickinson’s Music Box

Isabel A. Moore.

in Mocking Bird Technologies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8430 words.

This chapter focuses on critical responses to Emily Dickinson’s poem “Split the Lark,” dissecting their assumptions about lyric form. Entertaining a skepticism about the vivification and...

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