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Musical Instruments - Brass

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The cornet is a brass instrument that closely resembles the trumpet. It is not to be confused with the Medieval instrument, the cornett. The cornet is a standard brass band instrument, which was derived from the bugle family...
A lip-reed aerophone with a predominantly cylindrical bore, the trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. The trombone is usually characterised by a telescopic slide with which the player varies the length of the tube. A person who plays the trombone is referred to as a trombonist...
The trumpet is the highest brass instrument in register, above the horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. A musician who plays the trumpet is called a trumpet player or trumpeter...
Building Range for the Beginning Trumpet Player
by Don Stinson
I teach many students each week, and all of them are interested in one thing: playing high notes on the trumpet...