History <ul><li>Horn is a straight pipe with five holes above and one below. Horn is produced from birch, maple and juniper. Its s ound is strong, but gentle, rang ering a little more than an octave. The first written evidence of the h o r n appear ed in II half of XVIII century in the descriptions of musical instruments by Tuchkov, Staehelin and Ghasr. A n ew horn was investigated in detail by N. Privalov. At the end of XIX century t here was a successful horn choir run by Kondratieva in Vladimir region. Currently the horns are introduced into the orchestra s of Russian folk instruments. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The length of the horn can vary from 320 to 830 mm. </li></ul><ul><li>It was used by shepherds, and as a musical instrument during village dances and parties </li></ul>
<ul><li>The horn has a strong, but soft sound </li></ul>
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