Bach trumpet

\ ˈbäk, ˈbȧ-, -ḵ \

Definition of Bach trumpet

: a trumpet of high pitch designed especially for performing J.S.Bach's original trumpet parts

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First Known Use of Bach trumpet

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bach trumpet

after Johann S. Bach †1750 German composer and organist

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“Bach trumpet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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