Hear The Music

Musical Dictionary

Instruments of the Orchestra

Instument Families

Musical Careers

Musical Periods


Naxos, The World's Leading Classical Music Label



Brass Section

A brass instrument with a cup-shaped mouthpiece and a metal tube with a bell-shaped end. Three valves can be pressed to change the length of the tube, which changes the pitch of the instrument.


See other instruments from the Brass section.

This Week's Show | Past Shows | Hear the Music | Games | Instruments of the Orchestra
Musical Dictionary | Schedule & Stations | Events | Links | Talk to Us | Help
Teachers | Parents | About Classics for Kids | Privacy Policy | WGUC | Home
©2015, Cincinnati Public Radio, Inc.