2. Brass Instruments
•Brass instruments are made of brass most of the time,
but can also be made out of other metals too.
•All brass instruments have three major sections:
a length of tubing
and a bell
• Big instruments need big mouthpieces to
make the sound.
• Smaller instruments can have smaller
mouthpieces to make sure the sound is high
4. Valves and slides
All Brass Instruments have valves
EXCEPT the trombone!
The trombone uses a slide.
5. The 4 main brass instruments
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