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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded as a commodity on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange.
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Internationally recognized for their groundbreaking programming, their repertoire ranges from jazz and Latin music to string quartet transcriptions, as well as original compositions for brass quintet.
They're made of plastic and they've been made available for the festival by pBone, sponsors of the Big BRASS Bus and purveyors of a range of instruments that are advertised as being affordable, lightweight, durable and fun.
Most recently, he served as VP of Manufacturing, accountable for all Olin Brass domestic operations and has also served as its director and then VP of Supply Chain Planning.
An eye-catching, sculptural brass bowl, the Faceted Centerpiece Bowl from Peetal NewYork is handcrafted, so no two arc alike.
The night also showcased fresh talent in the brass band scene with young people tackling tough notes onstage.
This is the perfect conclusion to an already brilliant CD of refined brass playing.
The Brass In Concert Championship held each November at the Sage is a magnificent event, yet there is never any mention on TV.
Sean Tillinghast, president of Akron Brass, said, 'David has brought product innovation and a strong focus on the customer to Akron Brass.
The crowd looks lost without the guidance of the brass band in the game songs.
Brass is taught as part of the school's music lessons.
The heating settings, while attractive, may actually tarnish the brass you're trying to clean.
ZENA SAYS: Bed specialists Dreams suggest the following: first test whether your bed is solid brass or brass-plated by sticking a magnet to it.