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Boehm system

[ beym, bohm ]
/ beɪm, boʊm /
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noun

a system of improved fingering and keying for the flute and clarinet, invented by the German musician Theobald Boehm (1794–1881).

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Origin of Boehm system

First recorded in 1900–05

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