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Horn (ġesundmacian)

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A ġecyndehorn, ƿiþ middelcrōc: a cor solo, Raoux, Paris, 1797

Sēo hornġesundmaciġen oþþe onefoldlic, horn is ǣniġ of a floccas of ġesundmaciġen ƿyrċan of a pīpe, ġewunelīċeg ƿyrċan of metallum and oft bende in moniġ wēgs, wīþ ān nearuend into hwīc sēo the ġesundcræftere blēowen, and a wīdende fram hwīc sund sceawodenupp. In horns, unlīcian sum oþþere bræsġesundmaciġen swelċ as þē bīeme, sēo bore slāwlic grōwen in ƿidþ þurh mǣst of hits lengþu—þæt is seċġan, hit is weċġlīc hraþor þanne hringtorr.[1] Inn iæss and ƿelcnaƿendrēam settanung, sēo word magan be fricuodon lǣuslīc to ċealliġebæc to ǣniġ windġesundmaciġen, and a fytt of bræs āhwæþer wuduwind ġesundmaciġen, āhwæþer ān miscian of sēo tƿā, is namen a hornfytt in þæs settanungs.

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  1. Willi Apel, Harvard Dictionary of Music (1969), p. 874, noting þæt sēo trumpet is "cylindrical for about three-fourths its length", and identifying this as one of sēo characteristics þæt "distinguish hit from the horn, which has a prevailingly conical bore".