Cornet-à-Pistons(redirected from Cornet-a-Pistons)
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a wind instrument similar to the trumpet but with a conical bore. It is used in brass bands (as the lead melodic voice), in symphony orchestras, and as a solo instrument.
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