Soprano Cornet
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Soprano Cornet
Soprano cornet
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An E? cornet
Brass instrument
Classification
Hornbostel-Sachs classification 423.231[1]
(Valved aerophone sounded by lip movement featuring a conical bore)
Developed 19th century[]
Playing range
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(concert pitch[2])
Related instruments

The soprano cornet is a brass musical instrument. Very similar to the standard B? cornet, it too is a transposing instrument, but pitched higher, in E?.[3]

A single soprano cornet is usually seen in brass bands and silver bands and can often be found playing lead or descant parts in ensembles.

Notes

  1. ^ "Discussion of brass instruments". Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "The Brass Crest, Cornet". Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Cornet". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved . 

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