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Brass band

Definition and background:

A group of musicians whose instruments are exclusively brass. The classical British Brass band consists of 26 musicians who play three basic types of instruments - the true "brass" instrument (a valved metal wind instrument); the trombone; and percussion. The normal instrumentation is as follows:

For more information on the music term "Brass band" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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