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Name: Trumpets and Cornets
ID: m12606
Language: English (en)
Summary: Trumpet and cornet are closely-related high-pitched brass aerophones commonly found in bands and orchestras.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: aerophones, brass instruments, bugle, cornet, flugelhorn, trumpet
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: May 20, 2004 10:20 am +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2011 11:33 am +0000


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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jul 5, 2011 11:33 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Clarified wording about differences between trumpets and cornets.

Version: 1.3 Jun 12, 2009 11:16 am +0000 by Connexions
Modified markup for explicit .eps image reference

Version: 1.2 Feb 12, 2007 10:10 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
small changes in text, and changed error in trumpet range figure

Version: 1.1 Jan 19, 2005 2:48 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
new module

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