bombards (shawms)

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Scope note
Low-pitched shawms developed in Europe between the 14th and 16th centuries, being long and slender with a narrow, slightly conical bore ending in a bottle-shaped or flared bell, six fingerholes in two groups of three, and, later in its development, at least one key.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024