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sarrusophone. Double-reed woodwind instr., although made of brass, invented 1856 by Fr. bandmaster named Sarrus. Made in 9 sizes (in keys E♭, B♭, and C) from sop. to db. Saint-Saëns and Delius (e.g. in Songs of Sunset, Dance Rhapsody No.1, Fennimore and Gerda, Arabesk, Song of the High Hills, Requiem, Eventyr) have scored for db. sarrusophone (usually played by double bn.).

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sarrusophone

sarrusophone (sərŭs´əfōn), brass keyed wind instrument, played with a double reed, thus a member of the oboe family. Invented in 1856 by Sarrus, a French bandmaster, it is made in several sizes and was once much used in French bands to replace the weaker-toned oboes and bassoons. Only the contrabass was very successful, replacing the contrabassoon in French orchestras for a time.

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