brass section


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the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

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Slow, deep grooves with a heavy Indian influence were filled out majestically by the brass section while a fantastic collection of sitars and santoors took you to a beautiful place far, far away.
The evening ended with a splendid, energetic performance of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite which again showcased the excellent brass section of the orchestra.
In a surprising move, the brass sections used by member schools of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) have been banned from playing inside the venues of the basketball games.
The Brummie band's fairground ride takes us through Fashion Parade, the brass section girls pausing to pose for clicks of the imaginary cameras.
Akin to early Oasis tracks She's Electric and D'Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman, the sleepy intro conjures up hazy summer days while a raunchy brass section is Beatles-esque.
Including a wonderful brass section to beef up a traditional acoustic core, Bellowhead features a stunning array of instruments; from fiddles and concertinas to frying pans, bouzoukis and banjos to flugelhorn and tuba and oboes to wind-up toys, not to mention fine vocals.
We had ten players from our brass section and they all had a flutter.
Conductor Maurizio Barbacini got the basics right; but the brass section strayed at times, and the powerful chorus hasn't yet attained good ensemble.
The band is built around the solid base of its percussion section comprised of Oswaldo Huerta (bongo), Augusto Lage (congas) and Karel Paez (timbal), plus a powerful brass section of three trumpets and one trombone, in addition to Orley Benedicto (bass), Victor Linnen (tres guitar), and Roig Sainz and Luis A.
Indications of how their joyous pop sound could be expanded come with the introduction of a four-piece female brass section which gives their sound a real Motown feel.
This one was the brass section of the Royal Opera House Orchestra.
Gifts secured to date total $5 million, including the Frank White Brass Section Endowed Tuba Chair for $250,000 by Greer and Barnett Grace; the Endowed Timpani Chair for $250,000 by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Society Guild; the Richard Shepard Arnold Chamber Music Artist of Distinction Endowed Chair for $100,000 by Kay Kelly Arnold; $200,000 from Dub Moore naming two section chairs; and $100,000 from an anonymous donor naming one section chair.
Members of the brass section of the Simi Valley High School marching band will be on hand for the parade each day, and hats and beads will be on sale.
The sounds of the brass section of The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble and African drumming filled the air as ALVIN ALLEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER held the ribbon-cutting for their new home.
If you are a pianist, don't take a job in the brass section of the orchestra unless you are a really quick study and up for a challenge.