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brass band

n. Music
A band composed of brass and sometimes percussion instruments.

brass band

n
(Music, other) See band12

brass′ band′


n.
a band made up principally of brass instruments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brass band - a group of musicians playing only brass and percussion instrumentsbrass band - a group of musicians playing only brass and percussion instruments
band - instrumentalists not including string players
Translations
فِرْقَة الآلات النُحاسِيَّةفرقة موسيقيه نحاسيه
dechová kapeladechovka
hornorkester
torvisoittokunta
limena glazba
rezesbanda
lúîrasveit
ブラスバンド
관악대
dychová kapela
blåsorkester
วงดนตรีเครื่องเป่า

brass band

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brass band

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brass

(braːs) noun
1. an alloy of copper and zinc. This plate is made of brass; (also adjective) a brass door-knocker.
2. wind musical instruments which are made of brass or other metal.
ˈbrassy adjective
brass band
a band of players of (mainly) brass wind instruments.
brass neck
shameless cheek or impudence. After breaking off the engagement she had the brass neck to keep the ring.
get down to brass tacks
to deal with basic principles or matters. Let's stop arguing about nothing and get down to brass tacks.

brass band

فِرْقَة الآلات النُحاسِيَّة dechovka hornorkester Blaskapelle ορχήστρα χάλκινων οργάνων banda de música torvisoittokunta fanfare limena glazba banda di ottoni ブラスバンド 관악대 fanfarekorps hornorkester orkiestra dęta charanga духовой оркестр blåsorkester วงดนตรีเครื่องเป่า bando takımı ban nhạc dùng nhạc khí bằng đồng và bộ gõ 铜管乐队
References in classic literature ?
There was music every where--choruses, string bands, brass bands, flutes, every thing.
It was different from the dance- hall piano-banging and blatant brass bands he had heard.
However, all the things indispensable to be said are said, and all the things indispensable to be done are done (including Lady Tippins's yawning, falling asleep, and waking insensible), and there is hurried preparation for the nuptial journey to the Isle of Wight, and the outer air teems with brass bands and spectators.
At this point in the proceedings they were interrupted by the sound of a brass band.
No sooner had they finished eating than they heard the distant blast of many trumpets, and the sound of a brass band playing martial music; so they all went out upon the balcony.
The boy took up the basket, and as he set out the notes of a brass band were heard from the direction of the village.
There was a brass band, and it furnished excellent music every afternoon.
Well, sir, if there'd been a brass band to bust out some music, then, it would 'a' been just the perfectest thing I ever see, and Tom Sawyer he said the same.
A crazy hand-rail ran up one wall, so I carefully flattened myself against the other, and he passed within six inches of me, puffing and wheezing like a brass band.
ownership with the candid concomitance of a brass band.
Pretty soon they had a grand opening night; and there was a brass band, which marched through the streets, and fireworks and bombs and red lights in front of the hall; and there was an enormous crowd, with two overflow meetings--so that the pale and trembling candidate had to recite three times over the little speech which one of Scully's henchmen had written, and which he had been a month learning by heart.
Betty was a pioneer of women being active in brass bands, firstly as a fine tenor horn player with Kibworth Band and going on to conduct Ratby Band where amongst other distinctions she was the first female conductor to win the Grand Shield and to conduct at the British Open.