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Synonyms for crumhorn

a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)

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My office still bristles with crumhorns and things, but I notice that the collection has become more a lending library for my students than an arsenal for my own use.
But some, such as the shawm, curtal, crumhorn and lute, seem more exotic.
And Fain Duenas' arrangements of a buleria or a Castilian folk tune aided by Benjamin Escoriza's lyrics and vocals (somewhere between Flamenco and Arabic) and Vincent Molino's neys, crumhorn, or poitou oboe travel the listener deftly across aeons of time and continent, to evoke tales of celebration or tragedy.
And you will be able to impress your friends with your new knowledge of musical instruments such as the vielle, the rebec, the rauschpfeiff, the crumhorn, the tabor, and the sackbut.
Turning up for rehearsal with my trusty crumhorn honed and ready to go, I often experienced several hours of this before a note was played.
It will be presented by Lucie and Roddy Skeaping who will be calling upon weird and wonderful old instruments such as the crumhorn and bum fiddle to bring stories, songs and dances to life.
Unfortunately by that time there was nobody else who could play the rauschpfeife or crumhorn if he was not available, he said.
THE crumhorn and other weird and wonderful instruments from the 16th century will be rolled out for children to try in Hinckley next week.
They will play music by composers such as Praetorius, Gervaise and Morley, on the crumhorn, viols and a curtal.
They include a crumhorn - a crook-shaped wind instrument from the Renaissance period - and the shawm - a loud Turkish battle instrument.
Music lovers can try playing unusual instruments like the crumhorn at a workshop at Kenilworth School in Leyes Lane.
They also play cornett, saggbut, and curtal, flutes, recorders great and small, crumhorns, bagpipes, hurdy-gurdies, lute and cittern.
Mainly used for plenum performances were woodwind instruments with a piercing sound the shawm, crumhorns, the pommer and the rackett.
The musicians range from renaissance music specialists to a jazz percussionist and their instruments include gamba, archlute, baroque guitar, lute, cornetti, baroque oboe, rackett, rauschpfiefe and crumhorns.
Single- and double-reed instruments such as crumhorns and shawms made up another woodwind set.