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Trompete

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

marching horn

Little Facts 

  • The sound is created by the lip vibration in the mouthpiece

  • Until 1820 there were no valves, only a single note. The valves open new tubes that change the path of the air and thus create new notes.

  • If you bend the trumpet apart, you get a tube length of 137cm.

Sousaphon

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

Little Facts 

  • The "bass" in our ensemble

  • Comparable to a tuba, it was modified by Mr. Sousa in the 1980s in such a way that the bell points forwards in order to direct the sound to the listeners

  • Likewise, the sousaphone, unlike the tuba. worn around the body rather than in front of it

  • The air has to travel 580 cm from the mouthpiece to the bell

  • The oldest known sousaphone dates from 1893

Snare

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

marching horn

Little Facts 

  • The drum, which is covered with skin on both sides, is often supplemented with a hi-hat on the frame of the drum (as shown in the picture).

  • On the underside there is a sound carpet made of metal wires, which produces the distinctive "snarling" of the drum when playing

  • The choice of drumsticks, especially their head shape, also influences the sound.

Quint

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

Little Facts 

  • Also known by the names "Tenor"

  • Die fifth  is an assembly of 5 drums (Troms) in different diameters and pitches

  • Optionally, hi-hats and bells are often attached

  • The fifth is mainly used to bring melodies into the drumline

Posaune

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

marching horn

Little Facts 

  • For the rich sound mids​

  • Related to the trumpet & basically the same structure, but tuned lower

  • Distinguish between slide and valve trombones - the longer the tube, the deeper the tone.

  • The trumpet has existed since the year 1500

  • Our music club is currently playing with valve trombones.

Marchinghorn

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

marching horn

Little Facts 

  • Striking with its striking, dramatic timbre

  • As the name suggests, the marching horn is used for marching, since the bell, unlike the French horn, is oriented towards the front.

Bass Drum

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

Little Facts 

  • Is, As the name suggests, responsible for the deep tones and bass.

  • Different drum diameters produce different tones. The arrangement of different bass drums is also called "baseline", with which even melodies can be played.

  • The fur diameter ranges from 38 cm to80 cm

Becken

Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

Little Facts 

  • Also known under the name "cymbal"

  • The plate-shaped metal discs made of brass are attached to each other in pairs or individually

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Yvonne van´t Hof

Chairperson

We are looking for you!

do you play saxophone Perfect!

Come to us and expand our Ensemble.

We look forward to you. :)

Your instrument is not included? No reason to turn your back on us, get in touch with us anyway. Don't have an instrument but would like to learn an instrument? We can also help you there - take a look at the FAQ, where we will answer the most important questions in advance.

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