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The trumpet is a brass instrument featuring three to four valves that can be used to alter the instrument's pitch. The Trumpet is the highest register instrument in the brass family. It is commonly seen in both Classical and Jazz musics.

SoundEdit

The sound can vary depending on the trumpet's size and pitch and the embouchure of the player. The trumpet traditionally ranges from F# to Middle C.

HistoryEdit

Primitive examples of the trumpet date back to at least 1500BC. These examples were used primarily as audio signals for hunting or large groups. Trumpets were not used as traditional instruments until the 14th or 15th century.

ExamplesEdit

Haydn - Trumpet Concerto - Best-of Classical Music04:32

Haydn - Trumpet Concerto - Best-of Classical Music

Henri Tomasi, Trumpet concerto 1st movement - Sylvain Tolck07:52

Henri Tomasi, Trumpet concerto 1st movement - Sylvain Tolck

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