tenor horn

tenor horn
n.
a musical brass wind instrument with valves; the tenor member of the cornet family.

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also called  Althorn, or Alto Horn,  

      brass wind instrument derived from the cornet and the valved bugle, or flügelhorn. A saxhorn of tenor range and a tenor bugle are also sometimes called tenor horns.

      The tenor horn was used in Prussian cavalry bands by 1829. It has three valves, a cup mouthpiece, and a narrow bore and medium bell. Though usually pitched in B-flat, it is also built in A and C.

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