woodwind instrument

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Related to woodwind instrument: brass instrument, percussion instrument
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Noun1.woodwind instrument - any wind instrument other than the brass instrumentswoodwind instrument - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
finger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
flute, transverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
thumbhole - the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
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German Johann Denner devised the woodwind instrument from an older one, a chalumeau, which looked like a recorder but had a reed in its mouthpiece.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 13 June 2017: Listen to the tunes of mizmar, the original reed woodwind instrument of Upper Egypt, Thursday in El-Mastaba Center for Egyptian Folk Music.
What's the smallest woodwind instrument in an orchestra?
They use different instruments such as the pungi, a woodwind instrument traditionally played to capture snakes, the dufli, been, the khanjari - a percussion instrument, morchang, khuralio and the dholak to create the rhythm on which the dancers perform.
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Darweesh is famous among Egyptian musicians for crafting the nay, an ancient woodwind instrument made from dried, hollowed-out reeds.
The evening will feature an array of traditional songs of the Levant with a contemporary electronic fusion spirit, featuring the renowned flautist and duduk (a flute like woodwind instrument from Armenia) player, Pedro Eustache.
Their team of three (and Rob makes four) top-notch brass and woodwind instrument repair folks service approximately 4,000 instruments every year
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Sophit Chansignavong sat behind a table full of Thai objects she keeps in her home, including dolls of a man and woman dancing and a woodwind instrument called a kaen, which her husband plays.
a woodwind instrument with two bound reeds and with a usual range two octaves lower than an oboe