(music) A trombone with the same fundamental pitch as the tenor, typically has two valves, a wider bore, and larger bell. These help to produce a fuller, weightier, sound, and help play better in the lower register.
Bass-trombone Sentence Examples
Aria (" Rolling in foaming billows ") Bass trombone doubles contrabassoon in tutti passages.
Recitative (" And God made the firmament ") Bass trombone and contrabassoon act as bass to wind band.
Andrew Taylor, Bass trombone Born in 1988 he joined the band in 1999 on second trombone, taught by Gareth Churcher.
The bell is equivalent to the bell of the modern bass trombone.