beating-reed instrument

Definitions of beating-reed instrument

n a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

reed, reed instrument
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double reed, double-reed instrument
a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
a reed that does not fit closely over the aperture
single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind
a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)
a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
a single-reed instrument with a straight tube
English horn, cor anglais
a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
hornpipe, pibgorn, stockhorn
an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone
cromorne, crumhorn, krummhorn
a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)
hautbois, hautboy, oboe
a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
sax, saxophone
a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
Type of:
wood, woodwind, woodwind instrument
any wind instrument other than the brass instruments

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