Bach trumpet


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

Word History


after Johann S. Bach †1750 German composer and organist

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bach trumpet was in 1898

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“Bach trumpet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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