Origin of bombardon
Examples from the Web for bombardon
The bombardon in B flat or C, an octave lower than the euphonium, corresponds to the contrabass tuba in the orchestra.
Sergeant Bombardon, who is to take away the drafted men, is already in town with his soldiers.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
As well liken a fugue with flute and cymbals to an oratorio with bombardon and sky-rockets!Fly Fishing in Wonderland|Klahowya