chalumeau definition

  • noun:
    • A woodwind instrument which was the forerunner of this clarinet.
    • the best number of the clarinet, achieving to written B♭ (B flat) above center C.
    • An obsolete musical instrument, probably of the clarinet class. See shawm.
    • the best part or register of scale for the clarinet and of the basset-horn.
    • A woodwind instrument that was the predecessor regarding the clarinet.
    • The lowest array of the clarinet, reaching to written B♭ (B-flat) above middle C.
    • An obsolete musical instrument, probably of the clarinet course. See shawm.
    • the best part or register for the scale associated with the clarinet and of the basset-horn.

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