double-reed instrument

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Noun1.double-reed instrument - a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
bassoon - a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
double reed - a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce the sound in some woodwinds
cor anglais, English horn - a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
cromorne, crumhorn, krummhorn - a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)
hautbois, hautboy, oboe - a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
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Jeongak Sinawi "Harmony" performed at Hamwonjeon Hall, where Buddhist statues were stored for rituals, is the best piece to enjoy the natural sounds of the palace with geomungo (zither), ajaeng (zither), piri (double-reed instrument) and double bass at four different places around the courtyard and a daegeum player walking around the yard.
"They focus more on the drums, hence (it was) rhythmic, and performed a kind of native war dance on a double-reed instrument like the woodwind, while with us it is more melodic and we focus on a harmony."
Interviews with two of the continuo players are unexpectedly lively and quite long: each offers an accessible and learned survey of the use of instruments in Renaissance 'music and the status of instrumental musicians in premodern society, complete with what must be one of only a handful of excellent performances available on film of the bajon, the double-reed instrument related to the oboe and bassoon.