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Clarinets and Scramble Bands

The woodwind instruments in a band play a similar role as the brass: they power the melodies and beat, while adding a unique tone that leads to a complete sound. One of the most recognized woodwinds is the clarinet, featured … Continue reading

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Instruments of the Marching Band

As with almost everything regarding the band, there are the traditions of more conventional marching bands, and then there’s the way the Columbia University Marching Band does it.

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Trumpets and the Marching Band

No marching band would be complete without a strong section of trumpets. With the highest register among brass instruments, the trumpet drives the melody of most songs the Columbia University Marching Band plays.

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Trombones and the Marching Band

A major part of any orchestra or band, the trombone is an extremely important instrument as it offers unique contributions that add depth and continuity to musical compositions.

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