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About 10 minutes into the piece, to take just one example, there’s a thrilling juncture when the texture grows darker as the French horns, trombones and male voices gradually ease onto the scene and the tinkly percussion evaporates like morning dew.
All-State Gala Band: Ariana Bairagee (flute), Braeden Knotts (clarinet), and Matthew Sandoval (trombone).
The music is performed by a chamber orchestra of unusual orchestration: theremin, soprano sax, trombone, piano, organ, harpsichord, percussion and vocals.
Moments later, Robert Harris strolled up from nearby Jackson Square with a plan to play his trombone near the entrance to the cafe.
The eclectic style included jazzy touches, with wah-wah trombone and kicky rhythms touched off by the clarinet.
Pianists and guitarists can suffer from this focal hand dystonia, just as De Quervain’s disease affects trumpet and trombone players as well as tennis players.
On the field: At his high school in Atlanta, Posey played trombone and baritone horn in the marching band.
If a music major made advertising money posting videos on YouTube, that did not make her ineligible to play trombone in the marching band.
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Origin and Etymology of trombone
First Known Use: circa 1724See Words from the same year
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Definition of trombone for English Language Learners
: a large brass musical instrument that you blow into and that has a tube that you slide in and out to play different notes
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