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althorn any of various brass wind instruments in the alto or tenor range, esp. the altosaxhorn; alto horn.
baritone a large, deep-toned, valved brass wind instrument, used esp. in military or marching bands. [1/4 definitions]
bass horn an obsolete brass wind instrument resembling the tuba. [1/2 definitions]
bassoon a large low-pitched woodwind instrument consisting of a long doubled wooden tube fitted with a slender curved metal tube that terminates in a double-reed mouthpiece.
bell the flared opening of a musical brass or wind instrument, where the sound emerges. [1/4 definitions]
brass (often pl.) a wind instrument usu. made of brass, such as a trumpet or horn. [1/6 definitions]
breathy marked by intentional or unintentional expiration of air that softens or otherwise alters the normal timbre of a wind instrument. [1/2 definitions]
clarinet a woodwind instrument with a single-reed mouthpiece attached to a long, usu. wooden tube with finger holes and keys along its length.
cornet a brass wind instrument resembling a compact trumpet. [1/2 definitions]
crumhorn an early double-reed wind instrument, the tube of which terminates in a curve or crook.
double-reed of, pertaining to, or designating any woodwind instrument that sounds by means of a pair of reeds that vibrate against each other. [2 definitions]
double-tongue in playing a wind instrument, the action of touching the tongue alternately to the teeth and hard palate, producing rapid articulation of notes.
embouchure the mouthpiece of a wind instrument. [2/4 definitions]
English horn a double-reed woodwind instrument that resembles the oboe but is larger and lower in pitch.
euphonium a brass wind instrument similar to a tuba but higher in pitch and mellower in tone.
fluegelhorn a three-valved brass wind instrument that is similar to a cornet in pitch and appearance, but mellower in tone.
French horn a brass wind instrument that consists of a long coiled tube with a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, three valves, and a flaring bell at the end.
harmonica a small rectangular hand-held wind instrument played by blowing and inhaling air over a set of metal reeds recessed beneath a row of air holes; mouth organ.
hornpipe a musical wind instrument whose mouthpiece and bell are usu. made of ox horn. [1/3 definitions]
oboe a slender double-reed woodwind instrument, consisting of a long, usu. wooden tube with finger holes or keys along it, which makes a penetrating, melancholy sound.
ocarina a small wind instrument that has a small mouthpiece and finger holes, is shaped somewhat like an elongated potato, and produces soft, hollow sounds.