cornett

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cornett

(kɔːˈnɛt) or

cornet

n
(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.