krummhorn definition

  • noun:
    • A wind instrument regarding the Renaissance with a curving pipe and a double reed.
    • a mediaeval and Renaissance wind instrument
    • a stop on an organ
    • A reed instrument of music of the cornet kind, now obsolete (see cornet, 1, a.).
    • A reed remain in the organ; -- occasionally called cremona.
    • A medieval musical instrument associated with clarinet course, having a curved tube and a melancholy tone.
    • In organ-building, a reed-stop with quick, slim steel pipes, and a tone that way of clarinet. Also referred to as clarinet-stop, cromorna, and corruptly cremona.
    • a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)

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