reed horn

reed horn

[′rēd ‚hȯrn]
(engineering acoustics)
A horn that produces sound by means of a steel reed vibrated by air under pressure.
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Next, Chapter Eight, delves into some of the most traditional Basque instruments: the txalaparta, a rural, rudimentary xylophone consisting of two planks of wood that sit on top of straw pads or turned baskets that produces its music when the musician hits the horizontally laid wood planks with two sticks; the txistu, a three holed flute, was used as a marker of identity during politically oppressed times; the alboka, a reed horn had almost disappeared by the end of the 19th century and was thought to be unique to the Basque Country until a similar instrument was found in Turkey in 2006.
An abrasive reed horn called the suona takes the lead in several scenes, supported by a range of traditional percussion instruments and an acrobatic troupe from China.
Other products made by Hudson cover bird callers, reed horns and musical accessories.