What is the difference between the English Horn and the Tuba?

Really. Someone asked this question. So far I see no answer.

3 Comments

  1. Too funny…! Where do you even begin? Size, color, material, sound, mouthpiece?

  2. I’m going to guess the person mean French horn. But even then …??!!

  3. I was going to post something like “The tuba is the largest of the brass instruments; it has a conical bore and the sound is produced by vibrating the column of air inside the instrument by “buzzing” the lips. The English horn, on the other hand, is a much smaller woodwind instrument – the middle or alto voice of the most common double-reed instruments – where the vibration which creates the sound is actually created by blowing air through a pair of curved cane slices (reeds) tied together into a sort-of elliptical shape.

    Plus, you put your shoes on when you jump on a…oh, wait, wrong joke, never mind.”

    But I didn’t want to sign up for an account.