alto horn


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alto horn

n
(Instruments) another term for althorn
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The current lineup also includes Zachary Nichols (trumpet, singing-saw, alto horn, euphonium, melodica and organ), Ryan Etzcorn (drums) and Anna Burch (harmony vocals).
We also have several musicians playing instruments that have not constituted their previous primary experience--trumpeters playing alto horn, euphonium, and tuba; pianists and organists playing trombone; flutists and vocalists playing cornet and baritone; and so forth.
There is melody too: Tonight Fresno is a jazz riff an oversized homeboy playing alto horn at / the blues clubhands fingers fumbling over the keysa brown boy / trying to blow meaning into the awkward reed of beginners horn.
Crane, who plays an 1859 over-the-shoulder alto horn and has performed with the band since 1996.
His first instrument of many was the upright alto horn and, showing a flair for music, he left home at 14 to find work in the industry.
Although Kinch is clearly inspired by Coltrane, he's currently immersed in the legacy of the alto horn, his trio approach having some similarities with Ornette Coleman's Live At The Golden Circle sound.
Full disclosure: on two or three occasions, for performances of the Sonneck Society Brass Band, I have lent my alto horn to the recipient of this Festschrift.
It does get more strenuous from F on up: G [flat] horn (T:23), G horn (T:12), A [flat] alto horn (T:1), A alto horn (T:2), and finally B [flat] alto horn (T:0).
While doing the research for this article, I could not help but observe that the usual American usage was alto horn or just horn.
On a double horn landing in F, T1 = A[flat] alto horn, F2 = E horn, etc.
I certainly couldn't use the alto horn, but I figured that a real French horn could be just as easy to play--the trouble being that I didn't have one.
register (high, middle, low range), articulation (slurred, tongued, mixed), dynamics, tempo (start slow and work up to fast), steps/leaps, and do everything in all "horns" (a horn is a length of tubing; start with F horn [F:0] and go down to C horn [F:13], then repeat the exercise with G-flat horn [Bk23] and go up to B1, alto horn [B^:0]).