Definition of Bombardons

1. Noun. (plural of bombardon) ¹



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Definition of Bombardons

1. bombardon [n] - See also: bombardon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombardons

bombace
bombard
bombarded
bombarder
bombarders
bombardier
bombardier beetle
bombardier beetles
bombardiers
bombarding
bombardman
bombardmen
bombardment
bombardments
bombardon
bombardons (current term)
bombards
bombasine
bombasines
bombast
bombasted
bombaster
bombasters
bombastic
bombastical
bombastically
bombastick
bombastry
bombasts
bombax

Literary usage of Bombardons

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1910)
"3 bombardons. The regulation instrumentation of the Austrian bands at the same period ... 3 bombardons in F. 3 Tubas in Ef, C, or Contra B7. (35 men in all. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1889)
"4 bombardons. 4 Trumpets. 2 French Horn«. 2 Tenor Trombones. .... 2 bombardons in Eb. 2 Tubas in C. 1 Bass trombone in F. 1 Tuba 'Contra F). ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"4 bombardons. 4 Trumpets. 2 French Home. 2 Tenor Trombones. 2 Bass Trombones. 1 Side and 1 Bass Drum and one pair of Cymbals. (36 men in all. ..."

4. Politische Correspondenz Friedrich's des grossen by Frederick, Johann Gustav Droysen, Max Duncker, Heinrich von Sybel, Albert Heinrich Ferdinand Naudé, Kurt Treusch von Buttlar, Max Otto Herrmann, Gustav Berthold Volz (1887)
"Prague est investie, nous y bombardons 40000 Autrichiens qui s'y sont sauvés avec l'élite de leurs généraux, ils ont encore à vivre pour 4 ou 6 semaines. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1862)
"... 4 serpents, 4 bombardons, 4 euphoniums, 12 side-drums, 3 sets of kettle-drums, in- eluding the "big drum" manufactured for the Handel Festival, ..."

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