dulcians

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  7. [sound devices by acoustical characteristics]
  8. aerophones
  9. reeds (aerophones)
  10. reedpipes (confined aerophones)
  11. [reedpipes with double reed]
  12. [reedpipes with double reed: with conical bore]
  13. [reedpipes with double reed: folded conical bore]
  14. dulcians
Scope note
European reedpipes, well-known from the late 16th to the early 18th century and considered to be the precursor of the bassoon, having a body made of a single piece of wood with two parallel conical channels bored down and up within it, a bell at the top of and integral with the body, and a short crook carrying a double reed.
dulcians
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024