Brass Signal Horn


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A horn is any of a family of musical instruments made of a tube, usually made of metal and often curved in various ways, with one narrow end into which the musician blows, and a wide end from which sound emerges.



An instrument for creating sound made from the horn of an animal

Olifant, possibly southern Italian, 11th century

Alphorn player near Zermatt

Pair of the Brudevælte Lurs, excavated 1797

Cornicen (horn players) from Trajan’s Column

As the name indicates, people originally used to blow on the actual horns of animals before starting to emulate them in metal or other materials. This original usage survives in the shofar (Hebrew: שופר), a ram’s horn, which plays an important role in Jewish religious rituals.

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Weight 1 kg