single-reed woodwind

Definitions of single-reed woodwind
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n a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)

Synonyms:
single-reed instrument
Types:
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clarinet
a single-reed instrument with a straight tube
hornpipe, pibgorn, stockhorn
an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone
sax, saxophone
a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
bass clarinet
a large clarinet whose range is an octave below the B-flat clarinet
basset horn
a tenor clarinet; pitched in the key of F below the B-flat clarinet
B-flat clarinet, licorice stick
the ordinary clarinet with a middle range
Type of:
beating-reed instrument, reed, reed instrument
a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

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