Definition of Flugelhorn

1. Noun. A brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore.

Exact synonyms: Fluegelhorn
Generic synonyms: Brass, Brass Instrument



Definition of Flugelhorn

1. Noun. (musical instruments) A brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider, conical bore, and usually with three valves, in the same B-flat pitch as many trumpets and cornets but with a more deeply conical mouthpiece than those. A bugle with valves. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of flugelhorn) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flugelhorn

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Literary usage of Flugelhorn

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1. A Course of Instruction in Instrumentation by Salomon Jadassohn (1899)
"We also use the alto cornet (or Alto flugelhorn) in the keys of F- and . ... Cornet in A. Alto cornet in F. (flugelhorn.) Alto cornet in .E-flat. ..."

2. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"FlUgelhorn (flü'g'1-hörn), Ger. ... (2) A keyed brass instrument which is made genus flugelhorn. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"... where the moonlight was creeping down, chary of its precious beams, the sound of the wailing flugelhorn still floated dismally on the air. ..."

4. Army Regulations by Confederate States of America War Dept, United States War Dept (1911)
"... cymbals, and triangles, and also with altos, trombones, and bassos of helicon shape. A flugelhorn may be furnished in lien of the Eb trumpet, ..."

5. The Wind-band and Its Instruments: Their History, Construction, Acoustics by Arthur A. Clappé (1911)
"... CORNET, flugelhorn, VALVE TROMBONE AND SLIDE TROMBONE HO KEY BUGLE TRIBE: SERPENT, KENT BUGLE, BASS BUGLE, OPHI- CLEIDE, MODERN INFANTRY BUGLE AND VALVE ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... adaptation of valves and of a cup-shaped mouthpiece to instruments of the calibre of the bugle. The flugelhorn family is the German equivalent of the ..."

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