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Trombone (Fr It. trombone; Ger. Posaune)locked

  • 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. ...

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