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soprano recorder

Syllabification: so·pran·o re·cord·er

Definition of soprano recorder in English:

noun

Music North American
The most common size of recorder, with a range of two octaves from the C above middle C upward.
Example sentences
  • Another manipulated instrument is the ‘clariflute,’ which is a soprano recorder with a clarinet mouthpiece.
  • Its tone is piping and gracious, perhaps in between that of a soprano recorder and an Irish penny-whistle!
  • In the other was Breathless I, a soprano recorder made of wood, drilled through with over 100 precise round holes.

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