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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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by Dave Black, Tom Gerou
Alto Horn, Mellophone & Mellophonium, in Eb or F— HORNS 1 45 GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS. Alto. Horn. and. Mellophone. • The alto horn is the contralto member of the saxhorn family (related to the valved bugle). • The tone quality falls ...
by L. C. Harnsberger
brass instruments: The family of wind instruments with funnel-shaped mouthpieces that includes trumpet, cornet, bugle, Fliigelhorn, alto horn, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, ...
by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler
pno, tpt, mello, alto horn, thn, comp, arr; ...
All the Essential Terms, Composers, and Theory in an Easy-to-Follow Format! by L. C. Harnsberger
Flügelhorn, 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 ...
by Don Michael Randel
See Alto horn. Altissimo [Lt.]. See Alt (2). Altistin [Ger.]. A contralto singer.
by Theodore Libbey
They come in two sizes: a tenor in B-flat (with the same 9-foot tube length as a B-flat alto horn), and a bass in F (with the same 12- foot ...
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 Ruth-Esther Hillila, Barbara Blanchard Hong
The usual instrumentation is an E-flat soprano cornet, two B-flat cornets, an E-flat alto horn, a B-flat tenor horn ...
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 Don Michael Randel
See Alto horn. Tenorlied [Ger.]. A German polyphonic ...
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