single-reed instrument


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.single-reed instrument - a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)single-reed instrument - a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
clarinet - a single-reed instrument with a straight tube
pibgorn, stockhorn, hornpipe - an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone
saxophone, sax - a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
Full browser ?