calliope whistles

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Scope note
Whistles that are attached to barrel-operated, steam calliopes. The volume of calliope whistles dictates their pitch. Calliope whistles may also be detached from the instruments, and historically were sometimes placed on trains or ships as steam whistles.
calliope whistles
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024