a. Music A soprano brass wind instrument consisting of a long metal tube looped once and ending in a flared bell, the modern type being equipped with three valves for producing variations in pitch.
b. Something shaped or sounding like this instrument.
2. Music An organ stop that produces a tone like that of the brass wind instrument.
A woodwind instrument with a single-reed mouthpiece and a usually curved conical metal tube, including soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone sizes
a. A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over one or both ends, played by beating with the hands or sticks.
b. A sound produced by this instrument
A brass instrument consisting of a long cylindrical tube bent upon itself twice, ending in a bell-shaped mouth, and having a movable U-shaped slide for producing different pitches
A woodwind instrument having a straight cylindrical tube with a flaring bell and a single-reed mouthpiece, played by means of finger holes and keys.
A musical instrument with a manual keyboard actuating hammers that strike wire strings, producing sounds that may be softened or sustained by means of pedals
. A high-pitched woodwind instrument consisting of a slender tube closed at one end with keys and finger holes on the side and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown. Also called transverse flute.
b. Any of various similar reedless woodwind instruments, such as the recorder.
c. An organ stop whose flue pipe produces a flutelike tone
1. A large, valved, brass wind instrument with a bass pitch
. Music A wind instrument of the trumpet class, having three valves operated by pistons
A musical instrument having a large flat-backed sound box, a long fretted neck, and usually six strings, played by strumming or plucking
A percussion instrument consisting of a mounted row of wooden bars graduated in length to sound a chromatic scale, played with two small mallets.
French Horn
valved brass wind instrument that produces a mellow tone from a long narrow tube that is coiled in a circle before ending in a flaring bell.
A valved brass instrument similar to but larger than the euphonium
a brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
A large brass wind instrument, similar in range to the tuba, having a flaring bell and a shape adapted to being carried in marching bands
A musical instrument having a flexible bag inflated either by a tube with valves or by bellows, a double-reed melody pipe, and from one to four drone pipes.
A toy musical instrument with a membrane that produces a buzzing sound when a player hums or sings into the mouthpiece
Any of a family of valved brass wind instruments that resemble the bugle and have a full even tone and wide compass
A percussion instrument similar to a marimba but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators to produce a vibrato
Steel Drum
A metal percussion instrument of Trinidadian origin, fashioned from an oil barrel and having a concave array of flattened areas that produce different tones when struck
a. An instrument having an upright triangular frame consisting of a pillar, a curved neck, and a hollow back containing the sounding board, with usually 46 or 47 strings of graded lengths that are played by plucking with the fingers.
. A small rectangular instrument consisting of a row of free reeds set back in air holes, played by exhaling or inhaling
A Russian musical instrument with a triangular body and three strings that produces sounds similar to those of a mandolin.
A percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass plate that makes a loud clashing tone when hit with a drumstick or when used in pairs.
One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.