French horn


French horn
Synonyms and related words:
alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn, brass choir, brass wind, brass-wind instrument, brasses, bugle, bugle horn, clarion, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, corno di caccia, cornopean, double-bell euphonium, euphonium, helicon, horn, hunting horn, key trumpet, lituus, lur, mellophone, ophicleide, orchestral horn, pocket trumpet, post horn, sackbut, saxhorn, saxtuba, serpent, slide trombone, sliphorn, sousaphone, tenor tuba, tromba, trombone, trumpet, tuba, valve trombone, valve trumpet

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  • French Horn — Horn engl.: (French) horn, ital.: corno Klassifikation Aerophon Blechblasinstrument Tonumfang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • French horn — French horns N VAR: oft the N A French horn is a musical instrument of the brass family. It is shaped like a long metal tube with one wide end, wound round in a circle. You play the French horn by blowing into it and moving valves in order to… …   English dictionary

  • French horn — French French (fr[e^]nch), prop. a. [AS. frencisc, LL. franciscus, from L. Francus a Frank: cf. OF. franceis, franchois, fran[,c]ois, F. fran[,c]ais. See {Frank}, a., and cf. {Frankish}.] Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French horn — noun count a musical instrument consisting of a long curved metal tube that is very wide at one end, played by blowing through it . A French horn is a brass instrument …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • French Horn —   [englisch, frentʃhɔːn], Horn …   Universal-Lexikon

  • French horn — also horn especially BrE n a musical instrument made of ↑brass, that is curved round into a circle with a wide opening at one end …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French horn — n. a brass instrument with a mellow tone, consisting of a long, spiral tube ending in a flaring bell, three valves, and a funnel shaped mouthpiece: horn is the term preferred by musicians playing classical music …   English World dictionary

  • French horn — French′ horn′ n. mad a brass wind instrument with a long coiled tube having a conical bore and a flaring bell • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • French horn — ► NOUN ▪ a brass instrument with a coiled tube, valves, and a wide bell …   English terms dictionary

  • French horn — noun a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑horn • Hypernyms: ↑brass, ↑brass instrument * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized F …   Useful english dictionary

  • French horn — a musical brass wind instrument with a long, coiled tube having a conical bore and a flaring bell. See illus. under horn. [1735 45] * * * Orchestral and military brass instrument, a valved circular horn with a wide bell. It is normally a… …   Universalium