Trombone (Fr It. trombone; Ger. Posaune)
- Anthony C. Baines,
- Arnold Myers
- and Trevor Herbert
A brass lip-reed aerophone with a predominantly cylindrical bore. The most common trombones are the tenor and bass counterparts of the trumpet. In its most familiar form the trombone is characterized by a telescopic slide with which the player varies the length of the tube; hence the term ‘slide trombone’ (Fr. ...