In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For example, where we live, brass bands march at many ceremonies, and right at the back comes the big bass tuba.
- While they were eating, a small jazz band in the corner, made up of only a trumpet, trombone, clarinet, tuba, flute, and drums, provided music.
- The traditional tuba and charchetas are replaced by electric bass and synthesizer.
- My father and both my grandfathers were musicians and two of them played the trombone and one the tuba!
- Many free black and slave musicians who fought in the Civil War became adept at using piston-valve instruments of conical bore, including tubas, helicons, and saxophones.
- For Arabian Dance, one of the trombones was replaced by a euphonium, which makes for such a different sound, in company with the tuba, yet entirely graceful.
- Take two trumpets, a French horn, a trombone and a tuba and you have a lot of brass!
- In the opening cue, he employs it in just about the most inventive way imaginable: a tuba plays the theme, sounding both sinister and comical.
- She plays the violin, viola and piano, while Antonin plays the viola, cello, double bass, tuba, guitar and recorder.
- To qualify they must be taking a full-time honours degree course in music studies and jazz studies playing trombone, tuba, bassoon, French horn, oboe, double bass or piano.
- Even more surprising are the number of standard orchestral instruments that are currently under threat - double bass, viola, horn, oboe, bassoon, tuba and trombone.
- With 320 students in snappy blue and white uniforms playing shiny trumpets, trombones and tubas as they march in briskly changing formations, the band's numbers are full of razzmatazz.
- Still, just to be on the safe side, the tuba, the xylophone, the viola da gamba and the virtually extinct tenor guitar make excellent choices in this area.
- At his disposal were 100 musicians, mostly drawn from the Seattle Symphony, including the usual strings but also four harps, an equal number of trumpets and trombones, six tubas and eight French horns.
- Exhausted musicians huddle in doorways puffing on cigarettes and cradling warm coffee, trying to work the feeling back into limbs gone numb from nearly six kilometres of marching and holding heavy white tubas and bass drums aloft.
- Mellow tuba and trombone solos in the second and third movements were smoothly blended with accompanying textures carried by the higher brass, and the rondo finale had a charming buoyancy.
- The main theme returns to be transformed during the wonderful close - horns, tubas, and strings alternating their harmonies with quiet majesty.
- Well, of course the didgeridoo is basically a simple pipe like an organ pipe, but the difference is you play a didgeridoo rather in the way you play a tuba or a trumpet: you buzz your lips and organ pipes mostly work more like flutes.
- Although the adults will form their own group, it means that instruments which traditionally are played by adults such as saxophones, percussion, tuba and base guitar, will be missing from the children's band.
- Puzzlingly, the tuba and bass are softly playing a different song.
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