8 horns, 4 of whom are also required to play 4 specially constructed tenor and bass tubas.
The bombardon is used in the military bands of Austria, but in those of Germany it has been superseded by a bass tuba differing slightly in form and construction from the bombardons and bass tubas used in England, France, Belgium and Austria.
On the left of the stage are the French horns, and on the right trumpets, trombones and finally tubas.
trumpets, trombones and finally tubas.
So far only unenclosed tubas have been dealt with.
The tempo is slow and the music fairly quiet, with bells, tubas and clarinets providing the melody.
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