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- n. Plural form of krumhorn.
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Like Mr. Froom, they let Mr. Thompson sneak in a hurdy-gurdy or two in the mix, but they didn't allow the purity of the bass-drums-guitar sound to get too cluttered with odds and ends and krumhorns.
One reason for his contempt is that I have only to close my eyes, cross the iron footbridge to the tow-path, take the barge through the short brick tunnel and there I stand in Eden again, welcomed back by the krumhorns, doppions, sordumes of jolly miners and a bob major from the Cathedral (romanesque) of St Sophie (Die Kalte):