low brass


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low brass

[′lō ¦bras]
(metallurgy)
Brass containing 20% zinc, 80% copper.
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It was a real revelation to learn that high brass shells had low bases and low brass shells high bases.
Low brass instruments like the tuba and euphonium play an important role in music, Codieck said, but they often are overlooked in favor of trumpets and other high brass instruments that are featured in solos.
Presented in three movements, each with its own self-referential title, When the Mood Takes You, offers the low brass trio brief forays into "Anxious," "Impatient," and "Reflection.
All the usual Gibbs traits are here, including, naturally, his wonderful writing for the low brass.
As noted in reviews of Olson's previous trio offerings, the low brass trio (horn, trombone, tuba) is ideally suited in sonority to recreate works originally intended for horn trio.
This week the University of Oregon will welcome low brass instrument enthusiasts for the annual International Tuba Day concert.
3, performed a joint recital with the UWSP Low Brass studio, and hosted Jeffrey Agrell for a day of clinics, master classes, and a recital.
Originally written for three horns, Orrin Olson has reworked these Ten Trios for low brass trio.
The festival includes two free public performances: Tropman and other professional and semi-pro low brass players will play at 5:30 p.
Occasionally, horns team up with trombones, euphonia, and tubas for big low brass tutti sections.
We collect money for scholarships to the UO and Oregon State in low brass," McKee explained, using a term that also embraces the smaller euphonium, basically a tenor tuba.
Hunted" begins with a pointillistic tiptoeing figure in the low brass that gradually increases in intensity, assisted by unpredictable meters and rhythms.