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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 Don Michael Randel
See Alto horn. Altissimo [Lt.]. See Alt (2). Altistin [Ger.]. A contralto singer.
Definitions, Composers, Theory, Instrument & Vocal Ranges by Lindsey C. Harnsberger
alto horn. French ...
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, ...
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 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 ...
by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
ft Bb alto Horn.
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