bass horn definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable, valved, brass wind tool with a bass pitch; a tuba or a sousaphone.
    • a guitar like the serpent but shaped like a bassoon, made use of mostly in military rings during the early 19th century.
    • a big metal tool in bass range, generally discussing the present day tuba or even the archaic serpent
    • the best brass wind tool
  • others:
    • A modification of bassoon, more deeply in tone.

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