English horn


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, diapason, double bassoon, double reed, dulciana, fife, fipple flute, flageolet, flute, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, gamba, gedeckt, gemshorn, harmonic flute, hautboy, heckelphone, hornpipe, hybrid stop, koppel flute, larigot, licorice stick, melodia, mixture, musette, mutation stop, nazard, oaten reed, oboe, oboe da caccia, ocarina, octave, organ stop, panpipe, penny-whistle, piccolo, pipe, plein jeu, pommer, posaune, principal, quint, quintaten, rank, ranket, recorder, reed, reed instrument, reed stop, register, rohr flute, sax, saxophone, sesquialtera, shawm, single reed, single-reed instrument, sonorophone, spitz flute, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute, string diapason, string stop, sweet potato, syrinx, tabor pipe, tenoroon, tierce, tin-whistle, tremolo, trombone, trumpet, twelfth, unda maris, vibrato, viola, voix celeste, vox angelica, vox humana, whistle, woods, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind instrument

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • English horn — noun count AMERICAN a long wooden musical instrument with a low sound that you play by blowing through it. An English horn is a woodwind instrument …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • English horn — English Eng lish, a. [AS. Englisc, fr. Engle, Angle, Engles, Angles, a tribe of Germans from the southeast of Sleswick, in Denmark, who settled in Britain and gave it the name of England. Cf. {Anglican}.] Of or pertaining to England, or to its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • English Horn — English Horn,   Abkürzung ca: Oboe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • English horn — n AmE a long wooden musical instrument which is like an ↑oboe but with a lower sound British Equivalent: cor anglais …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • English horn — n. a double reed woodwind instrument similar to the oboe but larger and a fifth lower in pitch …   English World dictionary

  • English horn — a large oboe, a fifth lower in pitch than the ordinary oboe, having a pear shaped bell and producing a mellow tone. Also called cor anglais. [1830 40] * * * Orchestral woodwind instrument, a large oboe pitched a 5th below the ordinary oboe. It… …   Universalium

  • English horn — noun a double reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch • Syn: ↑cor anglais • Hypernyms: ↑double reed instrument, ↑double reed * * * noun, pl ⋯ horns [count] chiefly US : a musical instrument that is similar to the oboe but… …   Useful english dictionary

  • english horn — Englisch Horn нем. [э/нглиш хорн] english horn англ. [и/нглиш хо/он] англ. рожок …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • English horn — Eng′lish horn′ n. mad a large oboe, a fifth lower in pitch than the ordinary oboe, having a pear shaped bell and producing a mellow tone • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • English horn — noun Etymology: translation of Italian corno inglese Date: 1838 a double reed woodwind instrument resembling the oboe in design but having a longer tube and a range a fifth lower than that of the oboe …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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