chalumeau

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chalumeau

(ˌʃæljʊˈməʊ)
n
an early reed instrument, the precursor of the clarinet
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It is written for nine soloists and a choir and an instrumental ensemble of strings and basso continuo, occasionally joined by the chalumeaux (no.
Afin de reduire ces consequences generees par l'utilisation des outils lors du sacrifice (couteaux, hache, chalumeaux etc.), la Direction Generale de la Protection civile appelle les citoyens a un maximum de prudence en raison de la dangerosite de tous ces outils [beaucoup plus grand que], a precise la meme source.
les brocheuses les tables de montages les brucelles les chalumeaux les fers a souder les fris a tresser a tordre a enfiler....
It was a fascinating exercise to compare the intensely minerally Meursault-Charmes with the softer and more buttery Puligny-Montrachet "Les Chalumeaux".
They also quaffed up to 36 bottles of Puligny Montrachet Chalumeaux, a white Chardonnay costing pounds 80, and up to 24 bottles of Chteau Filhot, a white wine which cost Mr Spencer pounds 120 per bottle.
Then there was pounds 4,500 on chic Puligny Montrachet Les Chalumeaux white wine and pounds 2,760 on Chateau Filhot red.
Seliges Erwagen is marked by particularly unusual and colorful scoring that includes pairs of flauti piccoli (small recorders), alto recorders, transverse flutes, oboes, chalumeaux, bassoons, horns (sometimes muted), strings, and continuo (the principal sources cite the harpsichord as the keyboard instrument).
Chalumeaux, flageolets, sonnailles, tambours, tous ces instruments rustiques lacherent en meme temps leurs sons discordants.
(Consider, for example, the opening bars of the fourth movement of Corelli's op.6 no.7.) None of Telemann's other sonatas or keyboard works include menuets with the iamb-trochee pattern, which is found in only two concerto movements: the concluding binary menuet of the ripieno concerto TWV43:Es1 and the concluding menuet en rondeau of the concerto for two chalumeaux, Kross 2Chal.d.
(1786) Sur les Chalumeaux A bouche, A soufflets & a air dephlogistique.