Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of alphorn.

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Examples

  • Collapsible, telescopic carbon alphorns are easy to lug around, and thus take on tour.

    When She Blows the Alphorn,

  • While wooden alphorns can offer better sound quality, they are heavier and bulkier.

    When She Blows the Alphorn,

  • "I can't see us allowing carbon alphorns in the competition," Mr. Kolly said on the sidelines of the Swiss Federal Yodeling festival in Lucerne this summer, where he was on the panel of judges.

    When She Blows the Alphorn,

  • Collapsible "telescopic" carbon alphorns are easy to lug around, and, thus, take on tour.

    Rocking the Alphorn

  • Edward Taylor/The Wall Street Journal Traditional alphorns don't exactly travel well, but advances in technology have helped the alphorn get around.

    Rocking the Alphorn

  • They may be recognized without difficulty even today in the concerted pealing of church bells, in the blowing of alphorns at the onset of darkness to frighten off evil demons, or even as a romantic evocation of atmosphere in advanced music, as, for example, in the Wolves '

    MUSIC AS A DEMONIC ART

  • The music will cover everything from baroque-period European to the American Civil War, 19th-century marches and ballads, New Orleans jazz, alphorns and Mexican mariachi music.

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  • Lombardi has seen collections built from "socks with symbols of other countries, for instance Edelweiss in Austria, alphorns in Switzerland, and leprechauns in Ireland."

    FOXNews.com

  • The harmonies these gentlemen made with their alphorns were very pretty.

    Qwaider Planet

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