sarrusophone


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sarrusophone

(səˈruːzəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) a wind instrument resembling the oboe but made of brass
[C19: named after Sarrus, French bandmaster, who invented it (1856)]
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Nichols does mention the use of the sarrusophone at die beginning of L'heure espagnole; Walter Piston's Orchestration points out that the sarrusophone was preferred by "some French composers.
Kaiser: Ya, und dis is wot ve call der sarrusophone paradox!
Standard instrumentation is listed at the outset and the presence of nonstandard instruments (e.g., sarrusophone) in individual scores is noted, where necessary.
the stage of this curious, 140-seat theater is nearly entirely overrun by a multitude of instruments: xylophones, bassoon, sarrusophone, various saxophones, clarinets, banjo, cymbals, gongs, bells, bass drum, balafon, rattles etc ...