A medieval wind instrument with an enclosed double reed and an upward-curving end, producing an even, nasal sound.
More example sentences
- The sound of mandolin, crumhorns, bassoons, recorders, and various timpani, being woven into a rock structure is simply a joy to behold.
- Arts with a long history aren't new to Robbins, who toured with her family performing medieval music on archaic instruments like the krummhorn and vielle.
- That's because any festival, whether it celebrates the sackbut and crumhorn of early music, or the sword and society of the Vikings, brings in enthusiasts.
from German, from krumm 'crooked' + Horn 'horn'.
Definition of krummhorn in:
- The US English dictionary