tenoroon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tenoroon a tenor bassoon; pitched a fifth higher than the ordinary bassoon
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tenoroon Same as oboe da caccia (which see, under oboe).
    • tenoroon In organ-building, noting a stop which does not extend below tenor C: as, a tenoroon hautboy.
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Usage

In literature:

The tenoroon, with which the oboe di caccia has been compared, was a high bassoon really on octave and a fifth below.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 819" by Various
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