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Brass section

The brass section of the orchestra, concert band, and jazz ensemble consist of brass instruments, and is one of the main sections in all three ensembles.

They contain instruments given Hornbostel-Sachs classification 423 (brass instruments).


  • Orchestra 1
  • Concert band 2
  • Jazz ensemble 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


The brass instruments commonly found in the orchestra include:[1][2]

Concert band

The brass section of the concert band is generally larger than the brass section of the orchestra.

The brass instruments commonly found in the concert band include:

Jazz ensemble

The brass section of jazz ensembles usually include:

See also


  1. ^ "Instruments of the Orchestra: The Brass Family". Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  2. ^ "Instrument Lab | Music". Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
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