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Buccina (Latin: buccina) or bucina (Latin: būcina), anglicized buccin or bucine, is a brass instrument that was used in the ancient Roman army, similar to the Cornu. An aeneator who blew a buccina was called a "buccinator" or "bucinator" (Latin: buccinātor, būcinātor).

In the 1770s, the French artist Jacques-Louis David carried out extensive researches into the ancient Roman instruments that appeared on Trajan's Column in Rome. Two of these instruments – the straight Roman tuba and the curved cornu – were revived in Revolutionary France as the buccin and tuba curva.[1]

See AlsoEdit

See also categories: Cornu (horn), Buccin (1791) and Buccin.

ReferencesEdit

  • Bevan, Clifford (1990). "The Saxtuba and Organological Vituperation". The Galpin Society Journal 43: pp. 135–146. Galpin Society. DOI:10.2307/842482. ISSN 0072-0127.
  1. Bevan (1990), p. 136. The buccin of 1791 should not be confused with a slightly later instrument of the same name (buccin), which was a species of trombone.
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