Definition of Sacbuts
1. sacbut [n] - See also: sacbut
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacbuts
Literary usage of Sacbuts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forty Years of Music, 1865-1905 by Joseph Bennett (1908)
"But the trombones were known by the title of the King's sacbuts, and in Handel's time the six sacbuts of the Royal Chapel were the only ..."
2. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels edited by Robert Kerr (1811)
"In the boat there were many sacbuts, and two ivory flutes eight spans long, on which they played by a little hole in the middle, agreeing and according well ..."
3. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1902)
"... such as that there was a difficulty in finding any English players on the ' sacbuts' or trombones, but that ' in his Majesty's military band' were found ..."