These pages comprise a dictionary of terms relating to the pipe organ. Please keep definitions to a few sentences, and do not include pictures or sound clips. When more space is needed for a term, a new page can be created for it.
Querflöte - German name for Flauto Traverso (It.), Flûte traversière (Fr.), or Orchestral Flute. Often designed to imitate the orchestral instrument, and built as an harmonic (overblowing) stop.
Quint [noun] - a generic term for any stop or rank which speaks at an interval of a 5th above any octave pitch.