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Double clarinets

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Reedpipes consisting of either two pipes joined together or a single piece of wood with two bores, whose air columns are set in vibration by an idioglot single reed; in some cases both pipes have fingerholes, in others only one does, the other serving as a drone; known since ancient Egypt.

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clarinets, double

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double clarinet


11yrs ago

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