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  Flugelhorn - MarchingWiki
The flugelhorn (also spelled fluegelhorn or flügelhorn) is a brass instrument resembling a trumpet but with a wider, conical bore.
The flugelhorn is built in the same B-flat pitch as many trumpets and cornets.
Miles Davis was a pioneer in the use of the flugelhorn in jazz on the Miles Ahead project arranged by Gil Evans, although he did not use it much on later projects.
www.marchingwiki.com /wiki/index.php?title=Flugelhorn   (410 words)

  
  Flugelhorn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flugelhorn (also spelled fluegelhorn or flügelhorn) is a brass instrument resembling a trumpet but with a wider, conical bore.
The flugelhorn is built in the same B-flat pitch as many trumpets and cornets.
Flugelhorns have occasionally been used as the alto or low soprano voice in a drum and bugle corps.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flugelhorn   (447 words)

  
 Flugelhorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The flugelhorn was first introduced in Germany in 1830, and replaced the keyed bugle.
The flugelhorn belongs to the instrumental family called the brass.
The flugelhorn's range is two and one half octaves.
library.thinkquest.org /17321/data/fluglhrn.html   (41 words)

  
 Flugelhorn history, information, definition: also flugelhorn pendant by Whitfield Jack of Key West
The flugelhorn is a member of the horn family, specifically the brass family, which in turn is a member of the wind instrument family (Aerophones).
Instrument scholar Anthony Baines describes it as a valve bugle which is related to both the key bugle (a precursor of the bass saxophone, which was replaced by the tuba in orchestras) and the signal horn (a bugle used as a signal in battle).
The flugelhorn is basically a bugle, pitched in B flat with valves.
www.jewelrygenius.com /flugInfo.html   (559 words)

  
 Instrument of the Month
The flugelhorn is a bugle with valves that is pitched in B flat.
The flugelhorn is a member of the bugle family of wind instruments that includes the baritone, euphonium, and bass tuba.
The flugelhorn is not often used in American bands, but it is regularly used in England and continental Europe.
hometown.aol.com /ncpmb/flugelhorn.htm   (161 words)

  
 Flugelhorn Guide
The current top of the Yamaha line is the YFH 6310Z, a small bore (0.413 inch) flugelhorn companion to the YTR 6310Z trumpet with design assistance by jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew.
There remain a class of European rotary valve flugelhorns that are not common in the United States and about which I know next to nothing.
Although Bach makes a very small bored flugelhorn (priced plenty high at $1800, in silver), like the Bach piccolo trumpet, it is not a popular choice, even by those who love Bach trumpets.
www.dallasmusic.org /gearhead/Flugelhorn%20Guide.html   (3763 words)

  
 Flugelhorn Instruments
On the other hand, the flugelhorns also have some of the most cruelly exposed solo passages in the repertoire, for example the notorious cadenza in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and usually earn their rest.
He found that he achieved exactly the same effect with his hand without the cotton, and that the tone of the instrument was much smoother.
Following on from there, Hampel saw that the question of changing crooks was impossible if both hands were to be occupied — one to hold the instrument and the other to mute it — so he redesigned the instrument with a fixed mouthpiece and crooks in the center of the coil.
www.instrument-musical.com /flugelhorn.htm   (388 words)

  
 Yamaha Corporation of America - YFH-6310Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Traditionally, flugelhorns are made with vertical valve tubing.
Monel pistons are resistant to corrosion and are an ideal choice for professional flugelhorn pistons which must retain precise fit and smooth action over many years.
Flugelhorn vinyl mouthpiece pouch with a zipper closure
www.yamaha.com /yamahavgn/CDA/ContentDetail/ModelSeriesDetailPF/0,,CNTID%25253D1343%252526CTID%25253D242400,00.html   (227 words)

  
 Cornet, Trumpet, and Flugelhorn
A cornet mouthpiece is usually somewhat more funnel-shaped than a trumpet mouthpiece, but this funnel is in the internal mouthpiece cavity and not visible to the audience.
The basic technique required for playing the cornet is the same as for the trumpet and the flugelhorn.
The main exception to this generalization is that some flugelhorns and some high-pitched trumpets, such as the piccolo trumpet, have four valves, whereas cornets, like B-flat trumpets, have only three; using the fourth valve requires learning additional technique.
www.rosevillebigband.org /galleries/CornetAndTrumpet.htm   (800 words)

  
 Trumpet & Flugelhorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The trumpet, and to a lesser extent, the flugelhorn are brass instruments which have played a huge role in music over the centuries.
The tightness of the lips and the combination of valves on the trumpet and flugelhorn are used to control the tone.
The flugelhorn is also tuned to B flat but has a richer tone because its tube and bell (the end of it) are wider than the trumpet.
www.cambridgejazz.org /jazz_generator/windandhorns4.html   (311 words)

  
 Flugelhorns :: iBowTie Brass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The MVF1 is built along the classical designs that made the flugelhorn famous for its characteristic sound.  Van Cleave's designs help the player achieve his/her potential with less effort.  More of what the player does is transferred to the horn.
The Regium line of trumpets, cornets and flugelhorns are fine instruments of superior quality and timber for demanding musicians.
The Stomvi Master Flugelhorn comes with a screw on bell, and as an option, several bells to choose from.
ibowtie.com /xcart/home.php?cat=260   (260 words)

  
 Flugelhorn Mouthpieces
Flugelhorn mouthpieces are available for every rim size available.
Cups are hybrid Vee-Bowl shaped with a #18 bore standard.
Proper fitting of a flugelhorn mouthpiece is more crucial than most players think.
www.currympc.com /v.php?pg=452   (144 words)

  
 JR.com: Music / Jazz / Jazz Instrument / Flugelhorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Personnel includes: Chuck Mangione (arranger, conductor, flugelhorn, electric piano); Don Grolnick, Richard Tee (keyboards); John Tropea...
Personnel includes: Chuck Mangione (flugelhorn, electric piano, celeste, cowbell); Don Potter (vocals, guitar); Esther Saddlefield...
Personnel: Chuck Mangione (flugelhorn); Maucha Adnet, Jackie Presti, Annette Sanders (vocals); Gerry Niewood (flute, alto flute); Sarah...
www.jr.com /xs-music-jazz-jazz-instrument-flugelhorn--nn!19488.html   (458 words)

  
 theage.com.au - Quartet explores space with the help of a hovering flugelhorn
About a year ago, Melbourne trumpeter Peter Knight came across a flugelhorn at a friend's house.
At other times, he can be as moodily intimate as Knight.
Song, a duet for piano and flugelhorn, rested on a repeated series of spare, Satie-like piano phrases.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2002/04/07/1017206287160.html   (434 words)

  
 Al's Tenor Horn Page - Flugelhorn History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is not currently known who first added keys to the flugelhorn, but various incarnations of this instrument soon followed, and by the mid-1800's had grown into entire families of instruments.
The instruments attributed to Sax that appear on his 1840's patent sketches and in his 1850 catalogue are not flugelhorns.
Circa 1846, German bandmasters began referring to the new E flat soprano Saxhorn as a Flügelhorn, while in continental Europe there was an F or E flat soprano instrument referred to as the petite bugle in France, and the pikkolo in Germany.
home.earthlink.net /~tenorhorn/flugelhistory.html   (1250 words)

  
 National Initiatives: NEA Jazz Masters - Clark Terry
His exuberant, swinging horn playing was an important contribution to two of the greatest big bands in jazz, Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's.
In addition, his use of the flugelhorn as an alternative to trumpet influenced Art Farmer and Miles Davis, among others.
A distinctive stylist on his horns, he is also a consummate entertainer, often alternating trumpet and flugelhorn in a solo duel with himself in concerts.
www.nea.gov /national/jazz/masterbios/terry.html   (426 words)

  
 Flugelhorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The flugelhorn is a valved bugle developed in Germany.
The design pitch was was typically middle C or B-flat.
The flugelhorn has a mellower sound than the trumpet.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/music/flugel.html   (44 words)

  
 Sheet music at JW Pepper
Written to feature your alto sax, trumpet or flugelhorn soloist, it offers easy solo chord changes and a written opening cadenza that gets things off to a great start.
The collapsible stand can be stored right inside the bell of the instrument, with felt strips on the bell receiver designed to protect the finish inside the bell.
Written in a soft Latin style, this is an attractive setting for solo flugelhorn of the Rodgers and Hart favorite.
jwpepper.com /catalog/search?inexact=keyword&intitle=flugelhorn&option=qresults   (281 words)

  
 Superpages Shopping: Musical Instruments > Brass > Flugelhorn
Water Babies is Jason Parker on trumpet & flugelhorn, Maximilian Schlosshauer on Fender Rhodes piano and Hammond organ, Aaron Kassover on bass, and Dave Elvin on drums.
His trumpet contrasts neatly with...flutes, Marcel Reys produces warm, dreamy tones on trumpet and flugelhorn and the saxophone section of Kurt van Herck on tenor and Tom...
Accented throughout by instruments such as cello, viola, trumpet and flugelhorn, the CD creates a dense tapestry of sound with plenty of texture.
shopping.superpages.com /Flugelhorn--al64374   (1415 words)

  
 Sheet music at JW Pepper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of, if not the most tasteful jazz ballads ever written, this is a superb showcase for your flugelhorn or trumpet soloist.
Featuring an expressive solo throughout for trumpet or flugelhorn, this bossa nova contains a heartfelt melody and rich harmonies while being geared to the capabilities of developing ensembles.
The solo is written for the soloist, but changes are provided to encourage aspiring soloists to improvise over the accessible chord changes.
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 Musician's Friend - Search Results
This Cordura bag with leather trim holds a flugelhorn and second trumpet or mute, separated by a padded shelf.
This all-leather bag holds a flugelhorn and second trumpet or mute separated by a padded shelf.
Built tough with a rugged Cordura and leather-trimmed exterior, it holds a single flugelhorn.
www.musiciansfriend.com /lifestyle/navigation?b=2445   (392 words)

  
 Item #8895149FK - The Rainbow Connection - Flugelhorn Feature
It features a comfortable range for the flugelhorn soloist, a sax soli, and effective ensemble writing.
This gem is a nice change of pace number that everyone will enjoy.
This item has a difficulty rating of 2-2.5 on a scale of 1 through 6, with 6 being hardest.
www.superdupermusic.com /je/8895149.html   (353 words)

  
 brass Flugelhorn Instrument Quote
Description:This is the flugelhorn mute only without the silent brass system, it also includes the cord.
The Flugelhorn Wheelie features accommodations for one flugelhorn, plus easy transportation from the built in luggage cart or backpack shoulder straps.
A high density profile makes for a high mass mouthpiece that gives a more focused sound that is powerful as well as flexible at all dynamic levels.
www.instrumentquote.com /product_listing.asp?primary=brass&secondary=Flugelhorn   (534 words)

  
 Trumpet, Cornet or Flugelhorn?
But mean-while (saving to buy) try some mutes for your jazz, it`s cheaper and a whole new world of sounds....
As for flugelhorns, well, life`s too short to worry about what if...
I play flug in my college marching band and let me tell ya, that thing has a pretty cool sound.
www.8notes.com /f/29_79072.asp   (449 words)

  
 Flugelhorn - Sheet Music - tutti.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sheet music for trumpet, soprano cornet, cornet or flugelhorn and piano or organ by Jeremiah Clarke and John Shore
Sheet music for trumpet, cornet or flugelhorn and piano or organ by Girolamo Fantini
Sheet music for trumpet, cornet or flugelhorn and piano or organ by Rodion Shchedrin
www.tutti.co.uk /Sheet_Music/Flugelhorn   (175 words)

  
 eBay Canada - Flugelhorn, Brass, Musical Instruments — new and used items at discount prices on eBay.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
MAXTONE flugelhorn flugel horn with case and mouthpiece
NEW SCHILL BRASS Bb 3 PISTON VALVE FLUGELHORN FLUGAL
NEW SELMAN BRASS Bb ROTARY VALVE FLUGELHORN FLUGAL
instruments.listings.ebay.ca /Brass_Flugelhorn_W0QQsacatZ64374QQsocmdZListingItemList   (426 words)

  
 Brass Sheet Music & Instruction - Flugelhorn - Stagepass.com
for 4 Brass Instruments - Trumpet, Flugelhorn Part.
The Universal Band Soloist (Trumpet / Cornet / Flugelhorn)
Tipbook - Trumpet & Trombone, Cornet & Flugelhorn
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