- a valveless trumpet used in the 17th and 18th centuries for playing rapid passages in the high register.
Compare Bach trumpet.
Origin of clarino
< Italian: trumpet, probably < Spanish clarin < French; see clarinet
Also called cla·rin trum·pet [kluh-reen] /kləˈrin/.
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- of or relating to a high passage for the trumpet in 18th-century music
- the high register of the trumpet
- an organ stop similar to the high register of the trumpet
- a trumpet or clarion