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The alto horn is a brass instrument pitched in E♭. It has a predominantly conical bore, and normally uses a deep, cornet-like mouthpiece.
- also known as Tenor horn
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The Most Practical and Comprehensive Resource for Composers, Arrangers and Orchestrators by Dave Black, Tom Gerou
Alto Horn, Mellophone & Mellophonium, in Eb or F— HORNS 1 45 GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS ...
All the Essential Terms, Composers, and Theory in an Easy-to-Follow Format! by L. C. Harnsberger
alto horn, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, euphonium and tuba. brass quintet: An ensemble usually consisting of two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba , or a composition for that ensemble. brass trio: An ensemble usually consisting of ...
Dictionary of Word Origins (1995)
A History of the Words, Expressions, and Clichés We Use by Jordan Almond
Peck Horn: The alto horn makes a "putt-putt" sound when blown ...
by Don Michael Randel
See Alto horn. Altissimo [Lt.]. See Alt (2). Altistin [Ger.]. A contralto singer.
With Illustrations and Woodcuts by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
Bb alto Horn. Bb basso Horn. B fa basso Horn. It will thus be seen that although the written symbol of the sound remains unchanged, the actual sounds produced, and the embouchure required for producing tliem, vary over a range of more ...
(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
alto Horn, BP basso Horn. br It will thus be seen that although the written symbol of the sound remains unchanged, the actual sounds produced, and the embouchure required for producing them, vary over a range of more than an octave.
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
cloth _ DOS SAL, HAPLOMA screen _ REREDOS shelf _ GRADIN, RETABLE top _ MENSA alter _ VARY, AMEND, ADJUST alternate _ VARY, OTHER, CHANGE alto horn _ ALTHORN, SAXHORN alumnus _ ...
by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler
Studied alto horn from 1913, making debut w. fath.
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