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Clarín (Sp.)locked

  • Beryl Kenyon de Pascual
  •  and John M. Schechter


(1) Spanish term for various types of trumpet. In the Middle Ages and Renaissance the word denoted a short, straight trumpet. During the Baroque period the term was applied to the folded trumpet when the instrument was used in art music. It was pitched in D (and C) in Royal Chapel scores until the advent of multiple crooks. The term continued in use during the 19th century; the keyed trumpet, for example, was known as the ...

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