double-reed instrument


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Noun1.double-reed instrument - a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
bassoon - a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
double reed - a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce the sound in some woodwinds
cor anglais, English horn - a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
cromorne, crumhorn, krummhorn - a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)
hautbois, hautboy, oboe - a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
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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.
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.