Definition of Trombones

1. Noun. (plural of trombone) ¹



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Definition of Trombones

1. trombone [n] - See also: trombone

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trombones

trolls
trolly
trolly dolly
trollying
trolnitrate phosphate
tromantadine
trombiculiasis
trombiculid
trombiculid mites
trombiculiid
trombidiid
trombone
trombone player
tromboner
tromboners
trombones
tromboney
trombonist
trombonists
tromboon
tromboons
tromethamine
tromino
trominoes
trominos
trommel
trommels
tromp
tromp-l'oeil
trompe

Literary usage of Trombones

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The flat tonalities having been preferred for military music since the beginning of the I9th century the pitch of each variety of trombones has been raised ..."

2. The Technique of the Modern Orchestra: A Manual of Practical Instrumentation by Charles Marie Widor (1906)
"So, the Cornetto and the Trombones were grouped together, ... Afterwards, Beethoven adopted the system of writing the two first Trombones on one staff, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The gemeine rechte Posaunen, or ordinary trombones, were in A. Without using the slide they gave the subjoined sounds: — The ..."

4. Orchestral Instruments and Their Use: Giving a Description of Each by Arthur Elson (1902)
"The case is similar with the brasses, and composers formerly had to make their harmony with only three instruments, horns, trumpets, and trombones, ..."

5. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"In the last century four pitches of trombones were employed, — soprano, alto, ... The alto, tenor and bass trombones are used frequently in modern music ..."

6. A treatise upon modern instrumentation and orchestration: Containing an by Hector Berlioz, Mary Cowden Clarke (1858)
"This danger is obviated if the phrase be of such a nature that it can be played at the same time by one or more trombones ; the grand sound of which then ..."

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