Brass band

musical ensemble generally consisting entirely of brass instruments

A brass band is a musical group that is made up of only brass instruments (such as the trumpet, tuba, and trombone) and a drum section.[1]

A small brass band

There are several different types of brass bands. One of the more popular types of brass band is the British brass band. A British brass band usually has 25 or 26 players that play: cornets, flugelhorns, tenor horns, euphoniums, tenor trombone, bass trombone and tuba.[2]

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  1. "WordNet Search". Princeton University. Retrieved 2010-01-02.
  2. " Instrumentation". Archived from the original on 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2010-01-02.

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