brass family


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Noun1.brass family - (music) the family of brass instruments
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
category, class, family - a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
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The organ, piano, bass drums, and brass family create the perfect musical backdrop for this addictive ballad.
For maximum impact, add a beautiful mirror and keep your accessories to the gold and brass family.
He described the trumpet, which has the highest register in the brass family and a permanent fixture in orchestras and many concert bands, as being considerably more taxing or difficult than the saxophone, thus there are not as many players who possess the unique and difficult skill set needed to coax beautiful music out of it.
Here are three short pieces featuring members of the brass family, arranged effectively by British trumpeter Tom Whitehurst.
1 In music, which instrument of the brass family plays higher-pitched notes: the trumpet or trombone?
For example, under the brass family she cites terms such as mouthpiece and slide cream; for percussion, terms like diddle and mallets; and for piano, dampers and hammers.
Nine of the top trumpeters from Puerto Rico come together in this unique compilation that pays tribute to the instrument with the highest register in the brass family.