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Cornet vs. Flugelhorn

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Main Difference

The main difference between Cornet and Flugelhorn is that the Cornet is a musical instrument and Flugelhorn is a brass instrument

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  • Cornet (noun)

    A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.

    "cornet-à-piston|cornet-à-pistons"

  • Cornet (noun)

    A troop of cavalry; so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.

  • Cornet (noun)

    A kind of organ stop.

  • Cornet (noun)

    The white headdress worn by the Sisters of Charity.

  • Cornet (noun)

    The standard flown by a cavalry troop.

  • Cornet (noun)

    The fifth commissioned officer in a cavalry troop, who carried the colours (equivalent to the ensign in infantry).

  • Flugelhorn (noun)

    A brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider, conical bore, and usually with three valves, in the same B-flat pitch as many trumpets and cornets but with a more deeply conical mouthpiece than those. A bugle with valves.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Cornet (noun)

    An obsolete rude reed instrument (Ger. Zinken), of the oboe family.

  • Cornet (noun)

    A cap of paper twisted at the end, used by retailers to inclose small wares.

  • Cornet (noun)

    A troop of cavalry; - so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.

  • Cornet (noun)

    A headdress

  • Cornet (noun)

    See Coronet, 2.

  • Flugelhorn (noun)

    a brass wind instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore, and having three valves.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cornet (noun)

    a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

  • Flugelhorn (noun)

    a brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore

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