Cornet

somewhat similar to a cavalry guidon or standard, i.e. a small perhaps swallow-tailed flag. 'Cornet' was an 18th-century junior cavalry officer's rank, e.g. in the Russian Army; the cornet bore the regimental standard. In like manner, the infantry rank of 'ensign' applied to the junior officer who carried the regimental colors. Tom Gregg, 6 August … ...

Cornet

The cornet is a brass instrument very similar to the trumpet, distinguished by its conical bore, compact shape, and mellower tone quality. The most common cornet is a transposing instrument in B{music|flat}. It is not related to the renaissance and early baroque cornett. ==History== The cornet was initially derived from the post horn around 1820 i...
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Cornet

• (n.) A brass instrument, with cupped mouthpiece, and furnished with valves or pistons, now used in bands, and, in place of the trumpet, in orchestras. See Cornet-a-piston. • (n.) A part of a woman`s headdress, in the 16th century. • (n.) The lowest grade of commissioned officer in a British cavalry troop, who carried the standard. ...
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cornet

horn 1 trumpet noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
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cornet

(instrument) Soprano three-valved brass instrument, usually in B flat. It is similar in size to the trumpet but squatter in shape, and developed from the coiled post-horn in Austria and Germany between about 1820 and 1850 for military band use. Its cylindrical bore, compact shape, and ...
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Cornet

[military rank] Cornet was originally the third and lowest grade of commissioned officer in a British cavalry troop, after captain and lieutenant. It is equivalent to today`s Second Lieutenant. It was abolished in 1871, except in the Blues and Royals and Queen`s Royal Hussars, where it is still used. == History == The rank was in use by the...
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Cornet

[organ stop] A Cornet is an organ stop most commonly of principal or flute tone quality that contains multiple ranks of pipes. The Cornet is primarily used as a solo voice and the ranks of the Cornet follow the harmonic series; 8`, 4`, 2 2/3`, 2`, 1 3/5`. The 8` rank is stopped while the other ranks are open. The Cornet may contain from two...
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Cornet

Cor'net noun [ French cornet , m. (for senses 1 & 2), cornette , f. & m. (for senses 3 & 4), dim. of corne horn , Latin cornu . See Horn .] 1. (Mus.) (a) An obsolete rude reed instrument (Ger. Zinken ), of the oboe family. (b) ...
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cornet

cornet, brass wind musical instrument, created in France about 1830 by adding valves to the post horn. It is usually in B flat and is the same size as the B flat trumpet, but has a more conical bore. The cornet, a transposing instrument, has a less brilliant tone but greater agility than the trumpet...
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Cornet

cornet-shaped; usually refers to foods rolled conically; also an ice cream cone, and a conic al pastry filled with cream.
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cornet

In the 18th century and up to 1871, the lowest rank of commissioned officer in the British cavalry. In 1871 the title was replaced by `second lieutenant`. ...
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Cornet

long piece of black material which hung down the back from a headdress/hood.
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cornet

military rank of horn-bearer or standard-bearer
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Cornet

pronounced kor-NAY; a multi-rank stop consisting of up to five ranks of wide-scaled pipes. The pitches include 8′, 4′, 2 2⁄3′, 2′ and 1 3⁄5′. Three- and four-rank cornets eliminate 8′ and 4′ ranks. This stop is not imitative of the brass instrument cornet.
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Cornet

The cornet is a treble wind instrument made of brass, the modern cornet being of comparatively recent origin.Originally the cornet was curvilinear or serpentine in form and increasing in diameter from the mouthpiece to the lower end. The modern form of cornet, formerly called a cornet-a-pistons or cornopean, is a form of keyed bugle and is played w...
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Cornet

Valved brass instrument similar to the trumpet but more mellow in sound.
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cornet

valved brass musical instrument that evolved in the 1820s from the continental post horn (cornet-de-poste, which is circular in shape like a small ... [3 related articles]
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cornet

[n] - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
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