How do Brass instruments actually work?

From David Bennett Piano.

Check out the instrument pages on Apple Music Classical to continue learning more about brass instruments: 🎺🎺 (Free trial available for new users)

The previous episode in this series:

Thank you to the amazing Tommy Peach for featuring in this video! You can check Tommy’s work out here: 🎺🎺🎺🎺

How to play a bugle, Steve the Musician:
Trombone Mutes, Paul The Trombonist:
Trumpet harmonic series chart:
OnMusic Dictionary, Trumpet airflow:
The Serpent:
Alphorn players:
Philharmonia Orchestra, Bass trombone:
Philharmonia Orchestra, Tuba:
Brass family of instruments, Oregon Symphony:
Philharmonia Orchestra, Bass trombone, Euphonium

And, an extra special thanks goes to Peter Keller, Douglas Lind, Vidad Flowers, Ivan Pang, Waylon Fairbanks, Jon Dye, Austin Russell, Christopher Ryan, Toot & Paul Peijzel, the channel’s Patreon saints! 😇


0:00 Introduction
0:20 How brass instruments make sound
5:05 Apple Music Classical
6:11 Which brass instruments are in an orchestra?
6:57 the highest pitch is flexible
8:33 other brass instruments
9:19 Conical vs. Cylindrical bore
10:11 Mutes
10:57 writing for brass
11:31 Transposing instruments
13:24 other techniques
14:13 Saxophone is not a brass instrument
14:30 Labrophones
15:22 Patreon Outro