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Alphorn

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Alphorn Wood brass instruments are back

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Battle of the Alpine Horns

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Swiss Alphorns

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"Swiss Alphorn Waltz" for Alphorn and brass orchestra

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Beautiful Swiss Alphorn Choral Performance At Mount Pilatus, Lucerne, Switzerland

The alphorn or alpenhorn or alpine horn is a labrophone, consisting of a straight several-meter-long wooden natural horn of conical bore, with a wooden cup-shaped mouthpiece. It is used by mountain dwellers in the Swiss Alps, Austrian Alps, Bavarian Alps in Germany, French Alps, and elsewhere. Similar wooden horns were used for communication in most mountainous regions of Europe, from the Alps to the Carpathians. Alphorns are today used as musical instruments.
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