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Meaning of BASSET HORN

Pronunciation:  'basit horn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tenor clarinet; pitched in the key of F below the B-flat clarinet
 
 See Also: clarinet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bas"set horn`\ [See {Basset}, a.] (Mus.)
    An instrument blown with a reed, and resembling a clarinet,
    but of much greater compass, embracing nearly four octaves.
    
    
  2. \Bas"set horn`\ (Mus.)
    The corno di bassetto.
    
    
 

 

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