Marvellous Instruments n° 8
An astonishing musical instrument, where the neophyte watches, amazed, the musician slide his instrument. It is a wind instrument, but not only.
Of course, there is an immense variety of trombones, music is the art of finesse and the sounds are as sensitive and subtle as the variations of color – to each variation of sound, its variation of form.
It is undoubtedly this flexibility that has allowed this instrument to offer itself to all musical genres, and to bring this curious sound, at the same time low and bright :
Here it is used in a completely different way, but still stands out from the others with its strange sound, full of warmth and gravity – the difference with the other instruments is so obvious in this piece :
A little more classical music: with the Cavatine by Camille Saint-Saëns, splendidly played by this young man Shao-Wei Huang
As for Ska – how can you play Ska without a trombone? and Reggae?
In fact, the trombone is so well known that it has become part of the internet – yes yes :
Is he exaggerating?
Yes – for once I’m not the one exaggerating.
Here it was, the first treasure of March.