Recent Examples of tuba from the Web
Kids ages four and up can visit an instrument petting zoo and try out violins, tubas and other instruments.
The Milwaukee Festival Brass is a British-style band, which uses certain instruments such as cornet and tuba to create a pleasing, homogenous sound, Taylor said.
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Origin and Etymology of tuba
Italian, from Latin, trumpet
First Known Use: 1852
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
TUBA Defined for Kids
Definition of tuba for Students
: a brass musical instrument of lowest pitch with an oval shape and valves for producing different tones
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