Trumpet (Fr. trompette; Ger. Trompete; It. tromba)
- Margaret Sarkissian
- and Edward H. Tarr
A lip-vibrated aerophone. The term is used not only for the modern Western instrument and its ancestors, but also generically to denote some or all of the lip-vibrated wind instruments, depending on the system of classification.
See also Organ stop.
In the Hornbostel-Sachs classification system (...