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a medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone

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The following night the cathedral will play host to His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, a renowned group of virtuoso wind players who specialise in baroque and Renaissance music.
It was good to hear the pastel timbres of the lower sagbutts (early trombones) and to enjoy the rare treat of a soprano one, melding well with the wellcontrolled incisiveness of cornets.
Add to that the fact that they secured His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts to accompany them on period instruments from the Orchestra of the Golden Age,as well as four internationally recognised soloists from Pro Cantione Antiqua-tenors James Griffett and Ian Partridge,and basses Michael George and Stephen Roberts,along with guest sopranos Ruth Holton and Cecilia Osmond -and this certainly promises to be a quite stunning performance.
The Purcell Quartet and His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
These are played by his Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts under the baton of Timothy Roberts.
These will include performances by the famous Polish Radio Choir with music by Henryk Gorecki in Durham Cathedral and a concert of early music by Durham Polyphony and His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
The conductor Jeffrey Skidmore opted for ten singers to be both choir and soloists, accompanied by Ex Cathedra's own Consort & Baroque Ensemble supported by His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts (Portland, Trinity Episcopal Church)