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Besson BE994 BBb Sovereign Tuba £9,467.00
Besson BE994 BBb Sovereign Tuba
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The Besson BBb 4 valve compensated tuba is being considered as the "fondamental base of each brass band". This large size tuba is well-known for the real "sound-wall" he is able to create on which the whole orchestra can build on.

The BE994 BBb tuba retains the 483mm-19" inch diameter bell putting the player completely in touch with this instrument's superb sound. From "pianissimo to the strongest fortissimo" Besson gives the musician an instrument that is unequaled in quality and performance. The BE994 tuba demonstrates perfect intonation throughout the registers and provides an immense dynamic range and powerful low register.

Instrument specifications

Key: BBb
Bore: .730" (18.54mm)
Bell diameter: 19" (483mm)
Weight: 11.8kg (26lb 8oz)
Valves: 4 bottom sprung stainless steel
Compensating system
Water keys: 4
Two carriage rings
Finishes: lacquer or bright silverplate
Supplied outfit, in case with Alliance mouthpiece in leather case and accessories

Instrument characteristics

  • Upright bell : Better sound projection
  • Stainless steel valves : Durable smooth action
  • Top action valves : Comfortable hand position, less damage
  • 4 water keys : Improved drainage
  • Delrin valve guides : Smooth valve action
  • Compensating system : Improved intonation, smooth response
  • Light weight valve springs : Ensure fast, positive valve action
  • High quality fitted case with wheels : Protection and ease of handling

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- For International sales, please email for shipping costs. -
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 23 November, 2008.
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