The brass section of the orchestra, concert band, and jazz ensemble consist of brass instruments, and is one of the main sections in all three ensembles. The British-style brass band contains only brass and percussion instruments.
They contain instruments given Hornbostel-Sachs classification 423 (brass instruments).
OrchestraThe brass instruments commonly found in the orchestra include:
The brass section of the concert band is generally larger than the brass section of the orchestra.
The brass instruments commonly found in the concert band include:
The brass instruments that are sometimes, but very rarely, used in the concert band:
The brass section of jazz ensembles usually include: