Definition of Posaune

1. the trombone [n -S] - See also: trombone



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Posaune

portulacas
portulan
portulans
portulent
porty
porwigle
porwigles
pory
pos pron
posable
posaconazole
posada
posadas
posaune (current term)
posaunes
pose
poseable
posed
posedness
posedown
posedowns
poser
posers
poses
poset
posets
poseur
poseurs

Literary usage of Posaune

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

1. Organ-stops and Their Artistic Registration: Names, Forms, Construction by George Ashdown Audsley (1921)
"The tone of the posaune is intended to imitate as closely as possible that of the ... Examples of the posaune, 8 FT., exist in the Greats of the Organs in ..."

2. The Musical World (1888)
"Furniture, 5 ranks — Contra posaune 16 posaune 8 Trumpet 8 Clarion 4 ORGAN, ... 32 Contra Trombone, wood 64 posaune 16 Trombone 16 Bassoon • 16 Trumpet 8 ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1873)
"... posaune, 16 ft. ;, posaune, 8 ft.; 22, trompette harmonique, 16 and 8 ft. ; 23, tromba, 8 ft. ; 24, clarion harmonique, 8 and 4 ft. ; 25, clarion, 4 ft. ..."

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