G Trumpet a.k.a. The Soprano “Bugle”

I’d like to highlight yet another member of the trumpet family that so often goes over looked by composers and orchestrators.  Namely, the G Trumpet.  The reason it is often overlooked is that most people call it a “Soprano Bugle.”  However, the instrument has nothing at all to do with the bugle/tuba family and is a true trumpet due to its narrow cylindrical bore.

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