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  • "For each stop—each timbre, or type of sound, that the organ could make (viz. blockflöte, trumpet, piccolo)—there was a separate row of pipes, arranged in a line from long to short."
    Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson, p 8 of the Avon Books paperback edition

    January 20, 2013