Cornet de[s] Violes French
Viol Cornet English

A Cornet composed of string ranks: ranks of the Viol class according to Sumner; Irwin gives Viole d'Orchestre, Viola and Salicional as examples. Audsley mentions Viol Cornet in passing without any description; we assume it to be a synonym. Skinner gives the following example:

8, 10, 12, flat 14, 15 (no breaks)

Examples

Cornet des Violes IV, String Ensemble; Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; Skinner 1928.

Cornet des Violes III, Solo; Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Aeolian-Skinner 1932.

Cornet des Violes III (10, 12, 15), Solo; Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England; Willis 1923.

Viol Cornet IV, Third Organ; Festival Hall, Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

Viol Cornet IV, Swell; John Wanamaker Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Bibliography

Audsley[1]: Cornet. Irwin[1]: Cornet des Violes. Maclean[1]: Cornet; Viola. Sumner[1]: Cornet.
 
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