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double reed

1. A pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce sound in certain wind instruments, such as bassoons and oboes.
2. An instrument in which sound is produced by a pair of joined reeds.

dou′ble-reed′ adj.


(Instruments) relating to or denoting a wind instrument in which the sounds are produced by air passing over two reeds that vibrate against each other


1. of or designating wind instruments producing sounds through two reeds fastened and beating together, as the oboe.
2. a double-reed instrument.
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Morning Sun: Adventures with Oboe is an anthology of recordings made by double-reed master Paul McCandless and seven-time Grammy winning group the Paul Winter Consort over the course of 45 years.
George Lynch is a meat caller and the DOD double-reed was built to kill ducks.
Available in single- or double-reed, the polycarbonate insert and handsome DymondWood barrel offer a tone green timber mallards can't resist.
99), the double-reed Funky Flen sports two different reed thicknesses with precise "V" cuts for a call that breaks over easily for creating seductive yelps, clucks, and purrs but still has enough backbone to deliver louder and more aggressive cutts.
They focus more on the drums, hence (it was) rhythmic, and performed a kind of native war dance on a double-reed instrument like the woodwind, while with us it is more melodic and we focus on a harmony.
com)-- When Sure-Shot Game Calls introduced the Yentzen ONE duck call, it followed on the heels of the World Champion Original Yentzen which, as the first ever double-reed system, revolutionized the duck call industry back in the 1950s.
According to The Courier Mail, born June 8, 1901, in the Spanish village of El Tejado de Bejar, he was known for his talent on the dulzaina, a double-reed wind instrument that he taught himself and played at weddings and village celebrations.
Born June 8, 1901, in the village of El Tejado de Bejar, Spain, he was known for his talent on the dulzaina, a double-reed wind instrument that he taught himself and played at weddings and village celebrations.
Interviews with two of the continuo players are unexpectedly lively and quite long: each offers an accessible and learned survey of the use of instruments in Renaissance 'music and the status of instrumental musicians in premodern society, complete with what must be one of only a handful of excellent performances available on film of the bajon, the double-reed instrument related to the oboe and bassoon.
Shawm (a double-reed woodwind), Flemish bagpipes and djembe (handdrum) are two of the more obscure instruments to join fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass and voices in a musical melange.
The two musicians were seated on the stage for the first work, which featured Parker on the bombard, a double-reed instrument that looks like an oboe with a brass trumpet bell grafted on to its end.
Which woodwind instrument has a double-reed mouthpiece and a pearshaped bell?