gemshorn


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gemshorn

(ˈɡɛmʃˌhɔːn)
n
1. (Instruments) a type of horn with carved tone holes, traditionally made from the horn of the chamois
2. (Instruments) a type of organ stop with conical pipes
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Come along and hear the tunes that livened the lives of Dunluce's original residents, played on authentic instruments - you can even have a go yourself on the hammered dulcimer, the gemshorn or the harp.
Probably the oldest instrument was the Swiss Gemshorn, described the only medieval flute with a sharply tapering conical bore.