Mounted Cornet

noun

: an organ stop consisting of several ranks of pipes elevated above the other pipes that produces an incisive brass sound
The Mounted Cornet, an old compound stop usually associated with French organs, is cropping up more often in contemporary instruments.Joseph Edwin Blanton, The Revival of the Organ Case, 1965

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“Mounted Cornet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mounted%20Cornet. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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