double-reed instrument

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n double-reed instrument a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
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Usage

In literature:

The oboe is a representative type of the higher pitched double-reed instruments.
"Critical & Historical Essays" by Edward MacDowell
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In news:

Bill Cole, Coltrane scholar and player of several exotic double-reed instruments, salutes his late friend and collaborator alto saxophonist Sam Furnace on this collection of extended live performances.
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