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noun - plural: althorns

  1. [musical instruments] An alto or tenor saxhorn

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Google previewThe American History and Encyclopedia of Music ... (1910)

by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall

Althorn (alt'-horn) Ger. n. An instrument of the saxhorn variety, used only in wind bands. It is usually tuned in E flat or F, and is provided with valves by means of which half tones may be produced. Although less fine in tone than the French horn ...

Google previewGrove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1904)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

ALTHORN, a tenor instrument of the SAXHORN family, usually standing in Et> or F. It is used almost exclusively in military and brass bands, and often replaces the French horn, for which, however, it is a poor substitute as regards tone.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (1908)

by Hugo Riemann

Althorn (in E7), and Tenorhorn (in B5), all of which are only employed in wind bands; they are despised by the orchestra of the ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

cloth _ DOS SAL, HAPLOMA screen _ REREDOS shelf _ GRADIN, RETABLE top _ MENSA alter _ VARY, AMEND, ADJUST alternate _ VARY, OTHER, CHANGE alto horn _ ALTHORN, SAXHORN alumnus _ ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

traverse, weaken \ althorn mellophone, saxhorn although albeit, notwithstanding, though, while altimeter alimetry, barograph, height-finder, hypsometer altitude apex, ceiling, elevation, eminence, height, loftiness, peak, pitch, stature, summit, ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

althorn .hartshorn .leghorn . greenhorn .bighorn .inkhorn . tinhorn . windborne .foghorn . longhorn .Shorthorn . Shoehorn .Fl├╝gelhorn . bullhorn . alpenhorn .Matterhorn . acorn .seedcorn .sweetcorn . barleycorn . unicorn . Capricorn ...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

Althorn [Gen]. See Alto horn. Altissimo [Lt.]. See Alt (2). Altistin [Ger.]. A contralto singer.

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