melophone (Bellowed free reed in a lute-like casing)

~ Wind instrument

Description

Not to be confused with mellophone, a brass valved instrument.
Wooden body shaped like a lute, it has a bellow operated by a handle at the bottom and buttons operating the reeds in the "neck"

Relationships

invented by:Pierre Charles Leclerc (in 1837)
type of:free reed
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/melophone/melophone.png [info]
Wikidata:Q1919657 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/gakki/gakki_jiten_melophone.html [info]