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Jingling Johnny


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(Fr. pavillon chinois or chapeau chinois).

Perc. instr., now obsolete, also known as ‘Turkish Crescent’ or ‘Turkish Jingle’. Used in military bands. It comprised a long stick surmounted by a tent‐shaped construction, with an inverted crescent lower down the stick, small bells and the like being suspended from both of these. Used by Berlioz in his Symphonie funèbre et triomphale.

Subjects: Music.


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