Played upon the euphonium (a perfect choice for the high baritone Hobbit, I think) it is simple, gay and carefree.
Joanne not only played the violin, viola, euphonium , piano and cello, but she and her brother, Mark, 19, who is studying engineering at Durham University, were the first brother and sister to be choristers at Ripon Cathedral.
For Arabian Dance, one of the trombones was replaced by a euphonium , which makes for such a different sound, in company with the tuba, yet entirely graceful.
He has been bandmaster of the Morawa Brass Band since 1960, but began with the band in 1948 playing the euphonium .
Heckelphone, ondes-martenot, tubax, contrabassoon, serpent, octobasse, flugelhorn, euphonium are examples of musical instruments whose sex appeal does not live up to their exotic sounding names.
Company bosses also made the unusual donation of a euphonium to the school as part of the launch.
For the past 31 years, Jean has played the euphonium in Amesbury Town Band, of which she is now one of the oldest members.
Matthew, aged 14, attends Chetham's School of Music where he plays the euphonium , trombone and piano.
A cornet player like her husband and fellow band member Ted, known as the singing postman, her son Mike is now in the band, playing euphonium .
And when a most plendiferous maths teacher and player of the bass guitar, tuba and euphonium arranged for me to learn the flute at secondary school, I thought to myself: Right.