The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality. The most common cornet... Wikipedia

  • Classification:  Wind, Brass, Aerophone
  • Hornbostel–Sachs classification:  423.232, (Valved aerophone sounded by lip vibration)
  • Developed:  Early 19th century from the post horn
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