Bach trumpet


noun

a three-valved trumpet designed especially for playing the high, florid trumpet parts in the works of J. S. Bach and other baroque composers.

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British Dictionary definitions for bach trumpet

Bach trumpet
/ (bɑːx) /

noun

a modern small three-valved trumpet for playing clarino passages in Bach's music
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