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  Brass instrument Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A brass instrument is a musical instrument that uses a cupped mouthpiece shaped in a way that allows the player's lips to vibrate to generate the instrument's sound.
Brass instruments are usually, but not invariably, made of brass.
Similarly, in musical terms, not all instruments constructed from brass belong in the category of "brass instruments"; a notable example is the saxophone, which, although usually made of brass, is a woodwind instrument.
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 Brass instrument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A brass instrument is a musical instrument whose tone is produced by vibration of the lips as the player blows into a tubular resonator.
Keyed or Fingered brass instruments used holes along the body of the instrument, which were covered by fingers or by finger-operated pads (keys) in a similar way to a woodwind instrument.
Such instruments were difficult to play and became obsolete with the invention of the valve, though have had a renaissance with the growth of the early music movement.
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 Brass instrument: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A woodwind instrument is a wind instrument in which sound is produced by blowing through a mouthpiece against an edge or by a vibrating reed, and in which the...
The mellophone is a brass instrument that is typically used in place of the french horn in marching bands....
The wagner tuba is an uncommon brass instrument that resembles both the french horn and the tuba....
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 IBEW - Brass Instrument Web Sites
Instruments à Vent Anciens - Early Wind Instruments
- musical instrument support system solves problems of resting, controlling and protecting concert style tubas while they are being played
Timpani & Percussion & its contribution to the Modern Brass Band
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