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chalumeau

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Reed. Simple rustic reed‐pipe, ancestor of clarinet, with 6 to 8 finger‐holes. Also applied to shawm and to double‐reed bagpipe chanter. Also wind instr. that came into use...

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chalumeau

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Reed. Simple rustic reed‐pipe, ancestor of clarinet, with 6 to 8 finger‐holes. Also applied to shawm and to double‐reed bagpipe chanter. Also wind instr. that came into use...

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Chalumeau

Colin Lawson.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1990 words.

A single-reed instrument of predominantly cylindrical bore, related to the clarinet (it is classified as an Aerophone). The term originally denoted a pipe or bagpipe chanter, but from the...

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chalumeau

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 43 words.

Reed. Simple rustic reed‐pipe, ancestor of clarinet, with 6 to 8 finger‐holes. Also applied to shawm and to double‐reed

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Chalumeau

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1564 words.

Single-reed instrument of predominantly cylindrical bore, related to the clarinet. The term originally denoted a pipe or bagpipe chanter, but

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chalumeau

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 71 words.

1 A single-reed wind instrument with a tied-on reed (rather larger than that of the clarinet), seven fingerholes and a

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chalumeau

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 43 words.

Reed. Simple rustic reed‐pipe, ancestor of *clarinet, with 6 to 8 finger‐holes. Also applied to *shawm and

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chalumeau <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

E18 French (from late Latin calamellus diminutive of calamus reed).

A musical pipe of reed or straw; an instrument having

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clarinet

Jeremy Montagu.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 736 words.

A woodwind instrument played with a single reed. It was developed from the chalumeau (see chalumeau (1)) by

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calumet

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 23 words.

Amer.-Indian pipe of peace. XVIII. — F., dial. var. (with suffix-substitution) of chalumeau — late L. calamellus, dim. of

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Denner, Johann Christoph (1655)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 39 words.

In attempting to improve the Fr. chalumeau he is credited by some historians with inventing the clarinet c.1690.

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