a three-valved trumpet designed especially for playing the high, florid trumpet parts in the works of J. S. Bach and other baroque composers.
a modern small three-valved trumpet for playing clarino passages in Bach’s music
- Bach, johann sebastian
bach, johann sebastian Bach, Johann Sebastian [(bahkh, bahk)] An eighteenth-century German composer, organist, and choirmaster, commonly considered the greatest composer of the baroque era. His output was enormous and includes cantatas, concertos, oratorios, organ pieces, sonatas for solo instruments, and suites for both solo instruments and orchestra; all of it is marked by elaborate counterpoint. […]
noun (Hinglish, informal) a child or a young person Contemporary Examples “I think it was really a story that people were very hungry for,” bacha tells The Daily Beast. The Power of Documentary: Danny Glover, Djimon Hounsou, and ‘Budrus’ Director Julia Bacha Kevin Fallon November 17, 2012 “The barriers and cynicisms that you usually see […]
an unmarried man. a person who has been awarded a bachelor’s degree. a fur seal, especially a young male, kept from the breeding grounds by the older males. Also called bachelor-at-arms. a young knight who followed the banner of another. Also called household knight. a landless knight. bachelor’s degree. Contemporary Examples But some of the […]
- Bachelor apartment
noun (US and Canadian) a flat consisting of one room that is used as a sitting room and bedroom, as well as a kitchenette and a bathroom Historical Examples Billy’s bachelor apartment—or apartments, as he called his single room—was back of the store. A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties Charles Major […]