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Flügelhorn

Flügelhorn (Ger.). Brass wind instr. with cup-shaped mouthpiece and wide conical bore. Bell held forward. Types are (1) sop. in E♭ (rare). (2) alto in B♭, same compass as cornet in B♭ but mellower in tone. (3) ten. in E♭ (sometimes called Altflügelhorn or Althorn) or sometimes in F. (2) is the type used in Brit. brass bands and sometimes in orch. comp., e.g. by Vaughan Williams in his 9th Sym. (1956–8). The posthorn solo in 3rd movt. of Mahler's 3rd Sym. is often played by a flügelhorn.

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flügelhorn

flügelhorn (flü´gəlhôrn´), three-valved brass instrument similar in size and shape to the trumpet but having a conical rather than a cylindrical bore and possessing a larger bell. Because of these differences the tone of the flügelhorn is mellower than that of the trumpet. It is used traditionally in concert bands and has recently been used in jazz ensembles.

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flugelhorn

flu·gel·horn / ˈfloōgəlˌhôrn/ (also flü·gel·horn, flue·gel·horn) • n. a valved brass musical instrument like a cornet but with a mellower tone.

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