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As fans streamed into the reserve level, a quartet of men in Dodgers hats — on a tuba, clarinet, trumpet and banjo — played chipper tunes.
This band has a rare instrumentation — tenor saxophone, tuba, two drummers — and a relentless, jouncing sound anchored in rhythms of the Caribbean.
The singularity of Hampton’s instrumentation — which included tuba, flute and piccolo — gave the piece symphonic grandeur, even as it was predicated on jazz-swing rhythm.
Such as this firefighter running in full gear, this person in an inflatable T. rex costume, and this tuba player who planned to stop every three miles for a tune.
If the stars align and Providence’s punk rock marching band, the What Cheer? Brigade are playing during your trip, please, for the love of the tuba, do not miss it.
Purrazzo played piano and percussive instruments while Wcislo played tuba and sousaphone and was also a choir member.
The piece has four soloists – two trombones, bass trombone, and tuba, often working as a single entity – that Muti decided would sit on stage rather than stand.
Fanfare sheet music arrangements for many instrument types (including flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, string bass, bassoon, horn, trombone, tuba, sax, piano, guitar, oboe) are also available through Zenith Music International.
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Origin and Etymology of tuba
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
TUBA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tuba for English Language Learners
: a large brass musical instrument that is played by blowing air into it and that produces low tones
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