cromorna
cromorna cro*mor"na (kr[-o]*m[^o]r"n[.a]), n. [F. cromorne (cf. It. cromorno), fr. G. krummhorn crooked horn, cornet, an organ pipe turned like a trumpet; krumm crooked + horn horn.] (Mus.) A certain reed stop in the organ, of a quality of tone resembling that of the oboe. [Corruptly written {cromona}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cromorna — cro·mor·na …   English syllables

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  • cromona — cromorna cro*mor na (kr[ o]*m[^o]r n[.a]), n. [F. cromorne (cf. It. cromorno), fr. G. krummhorn crooked horn, cornet, an organ pipe turned like a trumpet; krumm crooked + horn horn.] (Mus.) A certain reed stop in the organ, of a quality of tone… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • krumm|horn — krum|horn or krumm|horn «KRUM HRN», noun. 1. a medieval wind instrument, having a curved tube and a melancholy tone. 2. = cromorna. (Cf. ↑cromorna) Also, crumhorn. ╂[< German Krummhorn < krumm crooked + Horn horn] …   Useful english dictionary

  • krum|horn — or krumm|horn «KRUM HRN», noun. 1. a medieval wind instrument, having a curved tube and a melancholy tone. 2. = cromorna. (Cf. ↑cromorna) Also, crumhorn. ╂[< German Krummhorn < krumm crooked + Horn horn] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cromorne — is a French woodwind reed instrument whose design originates in the early Baroque period in France, with a sound that is similar in sound to an oversize oboe. The instrument is regularly confused because of its similar sounding name with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Krummhorn — Krummhörner, Darstellung im Syntagma musicum, Band 2 (1619) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cromorne (Orgue) — Le cromorne, quelques fois orthographié cromhorne, est un jeu d’orgue de la famille des jeux d’anche, spécifiquement à anche battante. C’est l’un des jeux d’orgue les plus anciens, attesté dès le XIVe siècle. Il a emprunté son nom à l’instrument… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cromorne (orgue) — Le cromorne, quelques fois orthographié cromhorne, est un jeu d’orgue de la famille des jeux d’anche, spécifiquement à anche battante. C’est l’un des jeux d’orgue les plus anciens, attesté dès le XIVe siècle. Il a emprunté son nom à l’instrument… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • English horn — Synonyms and related words: Pandean pipe, aulos, basset horn, basset oboe, bassoon, block flute, bombard, bourdon, cello, claribel, clarinet, clarion, concert flute, contrabassoon, contrafagotto, cornet, cornopean, cromorna, cromorne, cymbel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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