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Holztrompete


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(Ger.).

1 Wooden tpt., or Alphorn; Swiss folk instr. for playing simple tunes.

2 Wooden instr. with bell of cor anglais, one valve, and cup mouthpiece invented to play shepherd's tune in Act 3 of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (nevertheless, a cor anglais is usually employed for this passage).

Subjects: Music.


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