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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The first known use of Bach trumpet was in 1898

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“Bach trumpet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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