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Calliope

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  1. a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles, originally locomotive whistles

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 16, 2008
  2. a musical instrument

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  3. often played on riverboats and in circuses, where it was sometimes mounted on a carved, painted and gilded horse-drawn wagon in a circus parade (picture, right)

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  4. The instrument's name originates from Greek mythology: Calliope (pronounced /kə.ˈlaɪ.o.pi/), daughter of Zeus, was chief of the Muses and mother of Orpheus

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  5. Her name, in Greek, means "beautiful voiced"

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