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Alto horn

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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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Google previewEssential Dictionary of Orchestration (2005)

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 ...

Google previewMini Music Guides: Dictionary of Music (2013)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

See Alto horn. Altissimo [Lt.]. See Alt (2). Altistin [Ger.]. A contralto singer.

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers, English and Foreign (1879)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1890)

(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.

Google previewCrossword 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 _ ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

Studied alto horn from 1913, making debut w. fath.

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