Jingling Johnny

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Jingling Johnny (Fr. pavillon chinois or chapeau chinois). Perc. instr., now obsolete, also known as ‘ Turkish Crescent’ or ‘ Turkish Jingle’. Used in military bands. It comprised a long stick surmounted by a tent-shaped construction, with an inverted crescent lower down the stick, small bells and the like being suspended from both of these. Used by Berlioz in his Symphonie funèbre et triomphale.