The cromorne is a Musical instrument with wind with sheer doubles. Its name comes from the German krumm , curved, and Horn , horn or horn.
One finds the first reference to this instrument in Germany in 1489. Also called tournebout , it belongs to the family of the Hautbois to capsule, the Anche “encapuchonnée” not being in direct contact with the lips. The small size of its sheer doubles and the opening rolls some gives him, unlike other oboes with capsule, a rather soft sonority. The sheer is in Roseau and the body of the instrument consists of wood of Buis, maple or Poirier, is bent by heating. The majority of the cromornes are pierced with six holes and include/understand possibly a double-key. Popular instrument with the Rebirth, it disappears gradually. In France, the legend wants that Lully is the author of the disappearance of the desk of cromorne in the Orchestra of the violins of Roy. Since the middle of the 20th century, thanks to the renewed interest for the music reappearing, the instrument again is built and played, also appearing in formations of music Folk.
Related articles (internal bonds)
- Cromorne : organ stop
- the sound of the cromorne
- old instruments of the Group Toutaven
|Random links:||Durban | Burosse-Mendousse | Lunar Surface Access Modulates | Sazerac | Jean Liedloff | U.S._L'anglais_(organisation)|