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harmonica
/hɑɹˈmɑnɪkə/
noun
a small mouth organ with a row of metal reeds, hold against the lips and played by blowing or sucking air
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horn
/ˈhɔɹn/
noun
a brass instrument that is played by valves with a curl in its tube and a flared bore
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kazoo
/kəˈzu/
noun
a small toy instrument that produces a buzzing sound when the player blows into its hollow pipe which has a hole in it
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flute
/ˈfɫut/
noun
a tube-like musical instrument that is played by blowing over a hole while covering and uncovering its other holes
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English horn
/ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ hˈɔːɹn/
noun
a woodwind instrument like an oboe that has a lower pitch and larger size
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bagpipe
/ˈbæɡˌpaɪp/
noun
a woodwind instrument with a reed and several sticks, played by squeezing a bag and blowing through one of its pipes, originated from Scotland
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French horn
/fɹˈɛntʃ hˈɔːɹn/
noun
a brass instrument with a curl in its tube and a flared bore that is played by valves
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trumpet
/ˈtɹəmpət/
noun
a musical instrument with a curved metal tube and one wide end, which is played by blowing into it while pressing and releasing its three buttons
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cornet
/kɔɹˈnɛt/
noun
a brass instrument like a small trumpet that produces a mellower tone
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krummhorn
/kɹˈʌmhɔːɹn/
noun
a wind instrument from the Medieval era with an end that curves upward, producing a nasal sound
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dulcian
/dˈʌlʃiən/
noun
a historical double-reed woodwind instrument, similar to a predecessor of the modern bassoon, known for its rich and expressive tone, commonly used in Baroque music
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saxophone
/ˈsæksəˌfoʊn/
noun
a curved metal wind instrument that is played by blowing into it while pressing its buttons
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melodica
/mɛlˈɑːdɪkə/
noun
a wind instrument consisting of a keyboard and a mouthpiece into which the player blows
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bassoon
/bəˈsun/
noun
a woodwind instrument of the oboe family consisting of a long wooden tube and a double reed
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contrabassoon
/ˈkɑntɹəbæˈsun/
noun
a large double-reed woodwind instrument, producing deep, resonant tones and serving as the lowest-pitched instrument in the woodwind family
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shawm
/ʃˈɔːm/
noun
a medieval oboe
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trombone
/tɹɑmˈboʊn/
noun
a wind instrument consisting of a wide hollow end and a sliding metal tube formed like the letter U
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tuba
/ˈtubə/
noun
a large wind instrument with a curved tube and a wide bore that produces the lowest pitches in the brass family
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bugle
/ˈbjuɡəɫ/
noun
a brass instrument resembling a small trumpet, without any valves or keys, used for military calls
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cornetto
/kɔːɹnˈɛɾoʊ/
noun
an early wind instrument with a cup-shaped mouthpiece, a conical tube and holes that are covered by the fingers
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soprano recorder
/səpɹˈɑːnoʊ ɹɪkˈoːɹdɚ/
noun
a woodwind musical instrument in the most common size that produces a high range of notes
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oboe
/ˈoʊboʊ/
noun
a woodwind double-reed instrument with a long tubular body and holes and keys on top
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ocarina
/ˌɑːkɐɹˈiːnə/
noun
an ancient wind instrument shaped like an egg with holes in its body that are covered with the fingers
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panpipe
/pˈænpaɪp/
noun
a musical instrument consisting of a set of bamboo or cane pipes in different lengths that are put in a row and fixed together, played by blowing
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didgeridoo
/dˈɪdʒɹɪdˌuː/
noun
an Australian wind instrument consisting of a large bamboo or wooden tube that is played by blowing while using circular breathing technique
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euphonium
/juːfˈoʊniəm/
noun
a large brass instrument resembling a small tuba that has 3 or 4 valves and produces a tenor voice
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fife
/ˈfaɪf/
noun
a small high-pitched flute with six or eight finger holes that is played along with drums in a military band
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flugelhorn
/flˈuːɡəlhˌɔːɹn/
noun
a brass instrument resembling a small trumpet with a larger bore and a mellower tone
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alpenhorn
/ˈælpənhˌɔːɹn/
noun
a 12-feet-long wooden horn that was originally used by Swiss herdsmen for signaling in the Alps
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pipe
/ˈpaɪp/
noun
a wind instrument with a three-holed tubular body that are covered by the fingers to produce different notes
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saxhorn
/sˈækshɔːɹn/
noun
any of the family of brass instruments that have conical bores and valves
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sousaphone
/ˈsuzəˌfoʊn/
noun
a brass instrument of the tuba family with 4 valves and a very wide bore that is used in American marching bands
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penny whistle
/pˈɛni wˈɪsəl/
noun
a small woodwind instrument with six holes and a short pipe
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piccolo
/ˈpɪkəˌɫoʊ/
noun
the smallest member of the flute family that plays higher notes than the ordinary flute
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recorder
/ɹiˈkɔɹdɝ/, /ɹɪˈkɔɹdɝ/
noun
a woodwind musical instrument with a thumb-hole and 7 finger-holes and a fipple through which air is blown
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harmonetta
/hˌɑːɹmoʊnˈɛɾə/
noun
a musical instrument that is played by blowing air into it and using a keyboard to produce different notes, similar to a harmonica but with a wider range of tones
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musette
/mjuːsˈɛt/
noun
a small bagpipe formerly popular in France
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