Sackbut

A sackbut is a trombone from the Renaissance and Baroque eras, i.e. a brass instrument, similar to the trombone and characterised by a telescopic slide with which the player varies the length of the tube to change pitches, thus allowing them to obtain chromaticism, as well as easy and accurate doubling of voices. Sackbuts could adjust tuning at th...
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sackbut

(from Old French saqueboute: `pull-push`), early trombone, invented in the 15th century, probably in Burgundy. It has thicker walls than the modern ...
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sackbut

[n] - a medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone
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Sackbut

• (n.) A brass wind instrument, like a bass trumpet, so contrived that it can be lengthened or shortened according to the tone required; -- said to be the same as the trombone.
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sackbut

noun a medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone
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Sackbut

Sack'but noun [ French saquebute , Old French saqueboute a sackbut, earlier, a sort of hook attached to the end of a lance used by foot soldiers to unhorse cavalrymen; prop. meaning, pull and push; from saquier , sachier , to pull, draw (perhaps originally, to put into a bag ...
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Sackbut

Early brass instrument, ancestor of the trombone.
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sackbut

early wind instrument resembling the trombone
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sackbut

sackbut (săk'but) , Renaissance name for the slide trombone, probably derived from the old French word sacqueboute, which means “pull-push.” The instrument achieved its present form in the 15th cent., the only differences being a narrower bore and a smaller bell. These differen...
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Sackbut

The sackbut was a musical instrument of the brass family, developed during the 14th century, like a bass long trumpet, so contrived that it can be lengthened or shortened according to the tone required. The trombone developed from the sackbut. The sackbut of the Scriptures was a stringed instrument, the translators of the King James bible having be...
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