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Why is That Trombone So Small?

Conducting Electricity, Spotlight

By Bass Trombonist, Christopher Bassett When the Jacksonville Symphony plays music from the Classical and Early Romantic periods the trombone section often scales our instruments down to better blend with a smaller orchestra. As opposed to what we usually play – two large tenor trombones with valves and a large bass trombone with two valves – we use an alto … Read More