Heckelphone definition

hĕkəl-fōn
A woodwind instrument of the oboe family, with a pitch between that of an English horn and a bassoon.
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A musical instrument resembling the oboe, but pitched an octave lower.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
heckelphone
Plural:
heckelphones

Origin of heckelphone

  • German Heckelphon after Wilhelm Heckel (1879–1952), German musical instrument maker

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • German Heckelphon

    From Wiktionary