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Alphorn players in Vals, Switzerland.

The Alphorn is a very alp-like instrument made from a horn. It sounds very similar to the traditional horn.

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The alphorn or alpenhorn or alpine horn is a labrophone, consisting of a straight several-meter-long wooden natural horn of conical bore, with a wooden cup-shaped mouthpiece. Traditionally the Alphorn was made of one single piece, or two parts at most, of the wood of a red pine tree.