Pronunciation: (klu-rē'nō), [key]
—pl. -niPronunciation: (-nē), [key] -nos.
a valveless trumpet used in the 17th and 18th centuries for playing rapid passages in the high register. Also called cla•rin' trum"pet Pronunciation: (klu-rēn'). [key]Cf. Bach trumpet.
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