gemshorn (Medieval chamois or goat horn)

~ Wind instrument

Description

Medieval or possibly older, it was historically made of goat-horns or, less commonly, clay. With only a few holes and a single octave range it was used pastorally. Modern revival variants are more complicated and are usually made of cattle-horn.

Relationships

from: Germany
related instruments: cornett (Wooden medieval wind instrument)
ocarina
type of: woodwind
Wikidata: Q339359 [info]