Who makes Wessex tubas?
Who makes Wessex tubas?
That’s why, once every three months, we send at least a couple members of our dedicated team of experts to our factory to quality assure our newest instruments before being delivered to you. Here, Wessex Tubas founder – Jonathan Hodgetts – documents his most recent visit……
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Does euphonium mean beautiful sound?
The euphonium is a conical-bore, tenor-voiced brass instrument. It derives its name from the Greek word euphonion, meaning “beautiful-sounding” or “sweet-voiced” (“eu” means “well” (understood as “good” or “pleasant”) and “phonium” means “voice”).
How long is a piccolo trombone?
Piccolo Trumpet – about 70 centimetres (2 1/4 feet) Trumpet – 1.4 meters (4.5 feet) Trombone – almost 3 meters (9 feet) French horn – almost 4 meters (12 feet) Tuba – almost 6 meters (18 feet) This does not include the extra tubes attached to the valves.
How big is a soprano trombone?
Modern Soprano trombone slides are short and often have only six positions rather than seven and built with a bore size of between 0.450 and 0.470 inches (11.4 and 11.9 mm) and a trumpet-sized bell.
Are euphonium and baritone the same thing?
The main difference is the bore size. The euphonium is conical (the tubing gradually gets bigger from the mouthpiece to the bell) and the baritone is cylindrical (it maintains a consistent bore size throughout the major portion of the instrument which means it has a brighter sound).
Is the Wessex tubas BB compensated euphonium the right instrument for You?
Both easy and comfortable to play, this popular musical instrument is perfectly suited to both student brass musicians and professionals, alike. Wessex Tubas’ Bb compensated euphonium comes with a lightweight hard latched ABS case and euphonium mouthpiece. Gig bag B1150 available to fit.
What is the best compensated Euphonium for sale?
A stunning compensated euphonium for sale, the Bb Compensated Euphonium ‘Dolce’ EP100 has a rich and beautiful tone and comes complete with hard latched ABS case and euphonium mouthpiece.
Are Dolce cantabile euphoniums any good?
They’ve since branched off to original designs that have been very well received. This euphonium, their Dolce Cantabile, is an updated and improved version of the Yamaha clones that are flooding the market. While more expensive brands might play better, this instrument plays very well for its price tag.