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Collective term for instruments that produce sound by blowing, which causes the air column inside the tube to vibrate; a reed or the lips are used to play them.
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Single-reed instrument consisting of a conical copper tube with a flared bell and holes closed by keys.
Metal part that protects the keys on the breech from impact.
Curved part connecting the bell to the body.
Part on which the thumb is placed to support the instrument.
key finger button
Piece of mother-of-pearl that moves the key plate.
Conical tube located between the crook and the breech and containing most of the keys.
Metal part that protects the keys from impact.
Mechanism composed of a lever and a plate; it opens and closes the holes when notes are played.
Ring that connects the bell of the instrument to the body.
Part used to produce sound; it consists of a tongue that vibrates against the edge of the instrument’s mouthpiece.
Flared end of the instrument.
Part that controls a key plate.
Part that attaches the reed to the flat surface of the mouthpiece.
Part that increases the pitch of the notes by an octave.
Curved part connecting the mouthpiece to the body.
Beveled mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet; the reed attaches to its flat surface and the player blows into it.
Key that opens and closes the instrument’s smallest hole, located on the crook.
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