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  • n. Plural form of flugelhorn.


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  • I had to go to the record label and ask for a little bit more money when it came to the production budget because, as you could imagine, having live strings, flugelhorns, and harps on damn near every song wasn't cheap.

    Mike Ragogna: Lost In Time: A Convseration with Eric Benét, Plus Sony Launches

  • I suspect that one day, some company will invent a time machine, and at the press conference they'll enlist some personage like the President of the United States, or Bono, or the world's greatest flugelhorn player flugelhorns will be incredibly popular in the future, just you wait to present it, at which point he'll simply look it up and down, go "Huh," and flick the parking lights on and off.

    Nice Assist: Worth its Weight in Milk

  • Cloudbursts of strings swell dramatically, then billow into silence, flugelhorns croon, harp notes shiver.

    The Odd Couple

  • One hour later, insurance agents and students met in the middle of Main Street outside of the Woolworth's, formed two distinctly new groups and began pelting and bludgeoning each other with flugelhorns, trombones, tubas, and all other manner of brass.

    The Nelson's Tarp Brass Band War of 1983

  • The soprano cornets, bugles, or flugelhorns and saxhorns are in E flat; the corresponding alto instruments in B flat, which is also the pitch of the ordinary cornet.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 819, September 12, 1891

  • (Piranha) three flugelhorns, sax, helicon tuba, and four tenor horns (an instrument that looks a bit like the French horn and is a standby of European military bands) blitz through tricky contrapuntal arrangements over hard-driving percussion played on a couple kinds of drums.

    Chicago Reader

  • The 21-member Polyphonic Spree, with their robes, flutes and flugelhorns were playing Nirvana's "Lithium."

    Playback:stl Syndication

  • Roy makes trumpets, flugelhorns and trombones, and after 30 years of experience, he's pretty good at it.

    Shelbyville Times-Gazette Headlines

  • Then, he decided it was time to create his own line of brass -- specifically trumpets, flugelhorns, and starting next year, tenor trombones.

    Shelbyville Times-Gazette Headlines

  • flugelhorns will be incredibly popular in the future

    Nice Assist: Worth its Weight in Milk


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