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baritone horn

BAIR-ih-tone horn


A valved brass instrument in the tuba family. It is pitched in B flat, the same as a trombone, and has a practical range of E to B flat1. Music for the baritone horn is typically notated in both bass clef and treble clef. This instrument is commonly used in bands both in north America and Europe. 


Modest Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, "Bydlo"

Photo courtesy of G. Leblanc Corporation

Baritone Horn Range (Bass and Treble Clef)

See Also

[French] baryton
[German] Bariton
[Italian] baritono
[Spanish] bombardino


Last Updated: 2016-05-14 01:48:47