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Roman Times#

Cornu#

Cornu
Cornu
© Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

Cornu = lat. horn, a typical instrument for the military music of the Romans (1st c. A.D., Wels, Upper Austria, Museum). The first tones of the natural overtone row can be played and, by overblowing, even their octaves (military signals). (E. Stadler)

Sound Clip#

Audio sample of a Cornu
© Klangführer durch die Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, CD-Nr. 516 537-2.