423.212 Labrosone with fingerholes with [narrow] conical bore

Rozhok, trumpet made of wood covered with birch bark, with five fingerholes.

The rozhok is a trumpet associated with Russian folk music. It was traditionally used to accompany singing and from the late 19th century also appeared in ensembles with an accordion. The instrument is similar to the Western cornett, in that it is lip activated and has finger holes to change the pitch. Unlike the cornett, the rozhok was often played from the side of the mouth. This example was formerly in the collection of the National Museum of Wales.

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