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cornett (kɔːˈnɛt) or
(Instruments) a musical instrument consisting of a straight or curved tube of wood or ivory having finger holes like a recorder and a cup-shaped mouthpiece like a trumpet
[from Old French cornet a little horn, from corn horn, from Latin cornū]
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This concert on Saturday at Birmingham Cathedral brings the sound of cornett, shawm, sackbut, mute cornett
, recorder, lute, harpsichord and chamber organ (7.
The mute cornett
(stiller Zink, cornetto muto) of the 17th century was a special type of cornett which had, as a result of the smooth merging of the cup and the bore, a soft and veiled tone quality.