brass section


: the group of musicians in an orchestra who play brass instruments
the orchestra's brass section

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Recent Examples on the Web The lively brass section helps supply the upbeat answer. Tommy Calle, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2023 The brass section in particular was phenomenal — terrifying columns of sound that felt like a threatening architecture. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 20 Feb. 2023

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“Brass section.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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