American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bugle with valves, similar to the cornet but having a wider bore.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hunting-horn.
- n. A kind of bugle.
- n. A brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider, conical bore, and usually with three valves, in the same B-flat pitch as many trumpets and cornets but with a more deeply conical mouthpiece than those. A bugle with valves.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a brass wind instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore, and having three valves.
- n. a brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore
- Borrowing from German Flügelhorn, from Flügel ("wing, flank") + horn (Wiktionary)
- German Flügelhorn : Flügel, flank (from its use to summon flanks during a battle) (from Middle High German vlügel, wing, flank) + Horn, horn (from Middle High German, from Old High German). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A discreet virtuoso, Yates adapts skipping folk-fiddle melodies to trumpet, flugelhorn and tenor horn, and his engaging themes – full of light, fluttering figures – are compatibly supported by Bende's bell-like chording and Byrne's galloping low-register sounds on the bodhran drum and Latin-American cajon.”
“Kenny Wheeler, the expat Canadian trumpeter and jazz composer, was 82 last week – but this big band session featuring new themes and plenty of flugelhorn improvising, was recorded only a few months ago.”
“Comba N3, with its pensive flugelhorn and delicate alto-sax passages, and the lovely Old Ballad a Wheeler staple are among the highlights of another essential item for followers of Britain's most reluctant jazz hero.”
“Foremost perhaps is the gorgeous trumpet sections by downtown mainstay Frank London, though Rich Stein's percussion and Albert Leusink's mournful flugelhorn sound fantastic.”
“The displays on the four walls and the exhibits in the center are all built around various topics, like "Counterculture and Assimilation," which offers Miles Davis's inscribed flugelhorn, Dizzy Gillespie's bejeweled fez and a well-worn, road-decorated steamer trunk from Pearl Bailey; elsewhere, there's Count Basie's sporty yachting cap.”
“David Brandom offered a beautifully airy soprano saxophone solo and trumpeter extraordinaire Marvin Stamm offered an impeccably flawless solo of his own on flugelhorn.”
“Mr. Stamm was again featured on a moving flugelhorn solo.”
“Hannah did bring a revolver to class once, in the same case with his flugelhorn.”
“Even as reed players double on different saxes like Mr. Warfield switching from tenor to soprano on "Johnny Come Lately", Mr. Stafford takes advantage of all the sonic options open to trumpeters: from open bell to cup mute to plunger mute on "Little Brown Book," and then to flugelhorn on "Daydream.”
“If nothing else, it contains one of the best flugelhorn solos in orchestral repertoire.”
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