What is bugle?

  • (verb): Play on a bugle.
    See also — Additional definitions below


The bugle is one of the simplest brass instruments, having no valves or other pitch-altering devices. All pitch control is done by varying the player's embouchure, since the bugle has no other mechanism for controlling pitch. Consequently, the bugle is limited to notes within the harmonic series. See bugle call for scores to standard bugle calls, which all consist of only five notes.

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More definitions of "bugle":

  • (noun): Any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover.
    Synonyms: bugleweed
  • (noun): A tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for decoration.
  • (noun): A brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares.

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    ‘Tis not your inky brows, your black silk hair,
    Your bugle eyeballs, nor your cheek of cream
    That can entame my spirits to your worship.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The hounding of a dog pursuing a fox or other animal in the horizon may have first suggested the notes of the hunting-horn to alternate with and relieve the lungs of the dog. This natural bugle long resounded in the woods of the ancient world before the horn was invented.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)