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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In the wider brass instrument community, too, musicians regard respiration as an index of health; to speak of a healthy body is to speak of a body that breathes and blows.
"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.
"There were brass instruments without valves that were made in Medieval times, but I haven't worked on any of those.''
TWO noisy scrap dealers who irritated Solihull residents with piercing brass instruments and ear-splitting calls of "iron!" have been punished by magistrates.
"Brass instruments, especially the trumpet, can exert up to 500 grams of pressure on the teeth, while it takes only 100 grams to move a tooth with braces," Gobetti says.
What does a sordino do to a string or a brass instrument?
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This week the University of Oregon will welcome low brass instrument enthusiasts for the annual International Tuba Day concert.
Mr Rutter added: "We are always looking for new players, so if you can play a brass instrument, or a percussion instrument, or are even thinking about starting to play, then you are more than welcome to come along on a practice evening."
In music, when a mute is inserted into the bell of a brass instrument, is the sound produced by the instrument louder or softer?
Even the hurdy-gurdy was more common than any brass instrument. The invention of keyed and valved brasses changed that situation almost immediately.
The performance came about thanks to a project organised by Ewan Easton, music instructor from the Halle Symphony Orchestra, in Manchester, which teaches offenders how to play a brass instrument, and to read and perform music.
The musical performance came about thanks to a project organised by Ewan Easton, music instructor from the Halle Symphony Orchestra, in Manchester, which teaches offenders how to play a brass instrument, and to read and perform music.
Which orchestral brass instrument produce the deepest sound?