Corno di bassetto

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corno di bassetto (Mus) A tenor clarinet; -- called also basset horn, and sometimes confounded with the English horn, which is a tenor oboe.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Corno di bassetto the basset-horn: an organ-stop
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It.,—L. cornu, a horn.

Usage

In literature:

His name given to the instrument has been mistranslated into Italian as Corno di Bassetto.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 819" by Various
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