brass instrument

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a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

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Even when the cold December winds freeze the valves of our brass instruments, the warmth of knowing the good that the Salvation Army will do with each donation, makes it all worthwhile," Lane said.
This trick results in brass instruments having a missing fundamental, known as the pedal tone.
He then hit on the idea of commissioning a musical tribute for brass instruments.
Historically, brass instruments have been used by the military as a form of public address system, with specific melodies and rhythms created to pass information on to soldiers.
Each band should have a minimum of 12 wind or brass instruments and a maximum of five members playing an instrument that isn't wind or brass.
Dick Hansen has laid healing hands on tubas too large to tote, tin-toned Civil War bugles -- pretty much all manner of brass instruments.
Low brass instruments like the tuba and euphonium play an important role in music, Codieck said, but they often are overlooked in favor of trumpets and other high brass instruments that are featured in solos.
Children are very musical, some are learning to play brass instruments, some recorders, keyboards and guitar and everyone loves to sing.
Brass instruments were more suitable for men who did such a hard physical job with their hands.
Still, this volume will be a necessary acquisition for libraries with an interest in organology in general and of brass instruments in particular, and one looks forward eagerly to the completion of the set.
Other highlights include a live outside broadcast of the Jason Mohammad programme from Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr Tydfil, the home of a collection of brass instruments.
They include guitars made from cans, cellos from metal drums, and brass instruments made from galvanized piping.
Paris, June 27 (ONA) The Music Band of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by bagpipe, drums and brass instruments group took part in the conclusion of the Annual French Music Festival under the auspices of the Mayor of Saumur City in Paris.
TWO noisy scrap dealers who irritated Solihull residents with piercing brass instruments and ear-splitting calls of "iron
Kearney shook his head in true Wonder fashion (sings a bit like him, too), the brass instruments blew their noses and the drummer was on more beats than the local policeman.