Definitions for: Krummhorn


[n] a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)



Webster (1913) Definition: Krumm"horn`, Krumhorn Krum"horn`
(kr[=oo]m"h[^o]rn`), n. [G. krummhorn cornet; krumm crooked +
horn horn.] (Mus.)
(a) A reed instrument of music of the cornet kind, now
obsolete (see Cornet, 1, a.).
(b) A reed stop in the organ; -- sometimes called cremona.

Synonyms: cromorne, crumhorn

See Also: double-reed instrument


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