Definition of transposing instrument in English:

transposing instrument

Syllabification: trans·pos·ing in·stru·ment

noun

An orchestral instrument whose notated pitch is different from its sounded pitch, e.g., the clarinet and many brass instruments.
More example sentences
  • Most transposing instruments sound lower than the notated pitch.
  • The lower oboes are treated as transposing instruments, their parts written to be fingered like treble oboe parts.
  • I give students many different opportunities to read single-line transposing instruments before presenting them with full band or orchestral scores.

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