How many different types of trombones are there?

How many different types of trombones are there?

The 3 main types of trombones are straight tenor, trigger-type tenor (also known as F-rotor or F-attachment) and bass trombones. There are some specialty types but they aren’t in wide use.

What is the most popular type of trombone?

Tenor trombone
The Tenor trombone, also known as a straight trombone, is the most common trombone and the preferred choice to learn on.

What is the difference between a tenor and Alto Trombone?

The Alto Trombone is a fourth higher than the tenor trombone, in the key of Eb. The pedal notes are often hard to play on the alto trombone, and although the instrument is smaller, the high notes are not significantly easier to play than on the tenor trombone.

What are the two main types of trombone?

The main types of Trombones are the standard Tenor in Bb, Tenor Bb/f or Bass Trombone. Also available is the Alto Trombone (which is pitched higher than a Bb Trombone) and is a good way to introduce younger children to playing.

What are good trombones?

19 Best Trombone Reviews and the Best Trombone Brands

  • Mendini MTB-L Tenor Slide Trombone.
  • Yamaha YSL-882O Trombone.
  • Bach 42BO Stradivarius Series.
  • Mendini MTB-31 Intermediate Slide Trombone.
  • Yamaha YBL-822G Trombone.
  • Yamaha YSL354 Trombone.
  • Bach TB711F Prelude Trombone.
  • D’Luca 750N 750 Series.

Can a trombone have valves?

The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. Unlike most other brass instruments, which have valves that, when pressed, alter the pitch of the instrument, trombones instead have a telescoping slide mechanism that varies the length of the instrument to change the pitch.

What is the classification of trombone?

Brass instrument
Wind instrumentAerophone
Trombone/Instrument family

What is a mini trombone called?

An Alto Trombone is the smallest common trombone, these first started out in the 16th through to the 18th Century as the highest voice in the trombone section. Pitched in Eb (fourth higher) than the standard tenor trombone, this instrument has made a revival recently especially in the education sector.