Schreierpfeifen (Ger.). Crying fife. Renaissance reed-cap woodwind instr., member of shawm family, made in 4 sizes (bass, 2 ten., alto). Sometimes known as Schryari. Were used in military bands outdoors. None extant.
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Schreyer, Thert. Hon. Edward Richard, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., C.D., B.A., B.Pd., B.Ed., M.A., LL.D., D.Soc.Sci.