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Bach 351 Silver Plated Trumpet Mouthpiece

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The history of Bach starts with mouthpieces. A century ago, trumpet player Vincent Bach began experimenting with designs and manufacturing processes to replace a broken mouthpiece. Soon after, Vincent Bach’s mouthpieces, and later his trumpets, set the standard for excellence.

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The history of Bach starts with mouthpieces. A century ago, trumpet player Vincent Bach began experimenting with designs and manufacturing processes to replace a broken mouthpiece. Soon after, Vincent Bach’s mouthpieces, and later his trumpets, set the standard for excellence.

Specification

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
1 Deep 17.5 Medium thin Extra-large cup for players with a robust embouchure. Produces a great volume of
1X Deep 17 Medium wide The pre-1970 (old style) 1 with a slightly smaller cup and wider rim than the present model.
1B Medium deep 17 Medium wide Large cup for players with a robust embouchure. Produces a warm tone with great volume.
1C Medium  17 Medium wide Large diameter, medium cup - good for all-round use. 
1CW Medium 17 Slightly wider, gradually lowered to outside Same as 1C with wider cushion rim.
1D Medium shallow 17 Medium wide Medium shallow cup facilitates high register. Brilliant sound.
1E Shallow 17 Medium wide Facilitates high register. Excellent 
1.25C Medium 17 Medium wide Large cup for powerful trumpeters. Compact tone of great carrying power.
1.5B Medium deep 17 Medium wide, not too sharp Produces a scintillating, warm tone of large volume. For players with a well-trained embouchure. 
1.5C Medium 17 Medium wide not too sharp Large diameter, medium cup - good for all-round use. 

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
2 Deep 16.5 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Large cup; powerful Teutonic quality of tone. For players with a good embouchure
2C Medium 16 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Large cup; powerful, brilliant tone. For players with a good embouchure.
1.5C Medium 50 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Large cup; brilliant, heroic, crisp C trumpet tone. For players with strong, muscular lips.
2.75C Medium 16.4 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Slightly more narrow than 2 1/2C Large cup; bright, lively C trumpet tone. For players with a normal embouchure.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
3 Deep 16.4 Medium wide Fairly large cup with full, rich tone.
3B Medium deep 16.3 Medium wide A fairly large cup. The tone is warm and full.
3C Medium 16.3 Medium wide Fairly large cup. Good for all-around use.
3CW Medium 16.3 Slightly wider, lowered to outside Same as 3C with wider cushion style rim.
3D Medium shallow 16.3 Medium wide Fairly large, medium shallow cup produces a more brilliant tone. Facilitates high register.
3E Shallow 16.3 Medium wide Preferred by players who want a large mouthpiece but with a shallow cup. Facilitates high register.
3F Extra shallow 16.3 Medium wide Same as above but with extra shallow cup. Produces sparkling tone in the extreme high register.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
5A Very deep 16.25 Medium wide, rounded inside edge A fairly large cup with a dark, full, mellow tone.
5B Medium deep 16.25 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge A precise rim and a fairly large cup. The tone is vivid and full.
5V Very deep 16.25 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge V style cup with larger #20 throat and 25# backbore. Free blowing, very flexible.
5MV Medium deep 16.25 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge Medium deep V style cup with #25 throat and #25 backbore. Good commercial sound.
5SV Shallow 16.25 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge Shallow V style cup with #25 throat and #25 backbore.
5C Medium 16.25 Medium wide, well rounded toward the inside and outside, fairly flay For players with a strong embouchure who do not like sharp edge. The tone is lively and rich.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
6 Deep 16.2 Medium wide, not too sharp Produces a rich, clear tone of substantial body. Its rim shape was preferred by Vincent Bach (Cornet model comes with #24 backbore)
6B Medium deep 16.2 Medium wide, not too sharp Produces a beautiful, ringing tone and responds easily. Medium-large size gives the lips sufficient room to execute freely.
6BM Medium deep 16.2 Medium wide, not too sharp Same as 6B but large #26 throat, 24# backbore. Large symphony sound.
6C Medium 16.2 Medium wide, not too sharp, fairly flat A distinctive C trumpet cup. Its clear tone cuts through the largest bands and orchestras.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
7 Deep 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp inside edge This popular model produces a colourful, liquid tone which is uniform over the entire scale. Desirable for all-around work.
7A Very deep 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp inside edge Warm, melodious, rich tone approaches the quality of a lyric soprano voice. Free blowing.
7B Medium deep 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp inside edge Slightly livelier timbre than that 7, full in the low and middle registers, responds easily on high tones. Warm, rich sound. Well suited for all-around use.
7BW Medium deep 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp inside edge The same features as 7B with a cushion rim for players with slightly heavier lips.
7C Medium 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge. Well rounded edge with a perfect grip  Probably the most widely used model in the world. Its brilliant tone is preferred by school musicians and by artists.
7CW Medium 16.2 Slightly wider, gradually lowered toward the outside The same as the 7C with a comfortable cushion rim contour. Very practical for strenuous work and players with large lips.
7D Medium shallow 16.2 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Similar to 7C A shallower cup than the 7C, designed principally for D trumpet, but used successfully where great brilliance and easy high register are required.
7DW Medium shallow 16.2 Slightly wider than 7D This shallow Eb soprano trumpet (or cornet) cup is excellent for D trumpet and for playing continually in the high register. Cushion rim is helpful to players who use little too much pressure.
7E Shallow 16.2 Medium wide, similar to 7C This extra shallow Eb soprano trumpet (or cornet) cup produces a crisp, sparkling tone in the extreme high register. Widely used for piccolo trumpet.
7EW Shallow 16.2 Slightly wider than 7E The same as the 7E with a cushion rim. For players accustomed to playing with much pressure, especially in the high register.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
8 Deep 16.2 Fairly wide with slightly flatter surface than 7. Rounded inner edge The same as the 7 but with a rim that players with protruding teeth find more comfortable.
8B Medium deep 16.2 Fairly wide with slightly flatter surface than 7B. Rounded inner edge The same cup as the 7B with a rim that players with protruding teeth find more comfortable. Darker sound than the 8.
8C Medium 16.2 Fairly wide with slightly flatter surface than 7C. Rounded inner edge The same cup as the 7C but with a rim that players with protruding teeth find more comfortable.
8.5 Deep 16.1 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp inside edge Slightly smaller in diameter than the 7 ; produces a full, round tone. Preferred by players with a sensitive embouchure and by those whose work is very strenuous.
8.5A Very deep 16.1 Medium wide with rounded inner edge Produces a full, velvety tone. Suitable for a cantilena playing.
8.5B Medium deep 16.1 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside. Medium sharp edge Like the 7B but with a cup diameter just enough smaller facilitate production of the high tones.
8.5C Medium 16.1 Medium wide well rounded Medium C cup provides flexibility and easy response. Clear, brilliant tone throughout the register.
8.75 Deep 16.1 Medium wide, not too sharp Produces a tone of great volume and Teutonic character. Very effective in symphonic work and opera.
8.75C Medium 16.1 Medium wide, not too flat Similar to 7C, but with a slightly smaller cup diameter. Response 

 

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
9 Deep 16.05 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside The same style and rim as the 7, but with smaller cup diameter.
9A Very deep 16.05 Medium wide, well rounded  Produces a mellow, sweet tone.
9B Medium deep 16.05 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Corresponds with the 9. Slightly darker tone. Player with narrow lips who tire quickly feel relieved when using this model.
9C Medium 16.05 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Similar in size to the 9 but produces a more brilliant, open tone. Free high register, easy response. Suitable for strenuous all-around work by players with narrow lips.
9D Medium shallow 16.05 Medium wide, lowered toward the outside Similar in size to the 9 and in tone to the more brilliant 7D. Players with narrow, sensitive lips get satisfactory results with this model. Recommended for the extremer high register.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
10 Deep 16 Fairly wide with rather broad, flat surface Similar to the 7, but smaller in size and with a broad, flat rim. Suitable for players with fleshy, soft lips.
10B Medium deep 16 Fairly wide with rather broad, flat surface Same size as the 10 but with a warmer tone. Gives good results to players with heavy, thick lips - especially those who become easily fatigued.
10C Medium 16 Fairly wide with rather broad, flat surface Same rim as the 10 but with a medium C cup. Especially designed for high notes and sparkling brilliancy.
10.5A Very deep 15.9 Medium wide, well rounded Produces the mellow, rich lyric cornet tone favoured by players of the Italian school.
10.5C Medium 15.9 Medium wide Fine high register, resonating low register. Particularly useful to players without a strong embouchure. Ideal for C trumpet.
10.5CW Medium 15.9 Extra wide, high toward the inner edge Size, cup shape, and playing qualities are similar to the 10 1/2C. Cushion rim recommended for players who use heavy pressure.
10.5D Medium shallow 15.9 Medium wide, high toward the inner edge Similar in size to the 10 1/2C, with a shallower cup for more brilliance and an easier high register.
10.5DW Medium shallow 15.9 Extra wide, high toward the inner edge Same depth of cup and diameter as the 10 1/2D, with an extra wide cushion rim for players with fleshy lips.
10.5E Shallow 15.9 Medium wide, high toward the inner edge The same scintillating tone as the 7E. Preferred by players with weak lips who have to play in the high register.
10.5EW Shallow 15.9 Extra wide, high toward the inner edge Cup diameter and shape are the same as the 10 1/2E, but the extra wide rim offers support to players who have4 soft, fleshy lips and play continually in the extreme high register. Sometimes used for piccolo Trumpet.
10.75A Very deep 15.75 Medium wide, well rounded  Slightly smaller cup diameter than the 10 1/2A. Has the mellow, sweet tone generally used by players of the Italian school.
10.75CW Medium 15.75 Extra wide Cushion rim for players with thick, fleshy lips who are accustomed to using much pressure. There is no easier-blowing mouthpiece with such voluminous and brilliant tone.
10.75EW Shallow 15.75 Extra wide Shallower than the 10 3/4CW to produce a very penetrating, glittering tone. For extreme high register work. Cushion rim.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
11A Very deep 15.7 Medium wide, well rounded  A medium-small mouthpiece with a round, full, old-fashioned cornet tone.
11B Medium deep 15.7 Medium wide, well rounded  A medium-small mouthpiece with a beautiful, warm, clear tone. Responds very easily, especially in the upper register, for players with delicate embouchures.
11C Medium 15.7 Medium wide A beautiful brilliant C trumpet tone that requires little effort to play in the high register, yet with a free low range
11D Medium shallow 15.7 Medium wide, well rounded  Produces a brilliant tone, effective in the high register. Good for players not having a strong embouchure.
11DW Medium shallow 15.7 Extra wide Players with thick, fleshy lips, especially those who can not rely on the strength of their lip muscles, can use this cushion rim mouthpiece to advantage. Produces crisp, easy top tones.
11EW Shallow 15.7 Extra wide, rather high toward the inner edge A cushion-rim mouthpiece especially designed for the extreme high register. Because of the extra shallow cup, the tone is very brilliant, piercing, and cuts well. For players who have heavier than normal pressure in the high register.
11.5A Very deep 15.65 Medium wide, well rounded  Similar to the 11A, but slightly smaller. Produces a rich, round tone.
11.5C Medium 15.65 Medium wide A brilliant, scintillating tone, very easy response and good all- around register.
11.75C Medium 15.6 Medium wide, well rounded  Easy playing, with a co9mpact, brilliant tone. Recommended for players with sensitive embouchures and narrow lips.
11.75CW Medium 15.6 Fairly wide, rather flat, not too sharp A cushion rim for players with soft, fleshy lips who rely on above average pressure. Responds easily in the higher register.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
12 Deep 15.2 Broad, rather flat This popular model produces a full, mellow tone. A good choice for players of the English or Italian school who are accustomed to small mouthpieces and players with heavy, weak lips.
12B Medium deep 15.2 Broad, rather flat The same rim as the 12, with a slightly shallower cup to make the tone for lively. High register responds well.
12C Medium 15.2 Broad, rather flat Brilliant tone, easy high register for trumpeters who have to play forte in the upper range and for players with heavy, weak lips who have difficulty with the high tones.
12CW Medium 15.2 Broad, rather flat toward the inside Cup diameter and depth are the same at the 12C, extra wide cushion rim.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
17 Deep 15.1 Medium wide A small mouthpiece with a solid, compact tone. Players with thin lips find this model highly satisfactory.
17C Medium 15.1 Medium wide A lively, clear and brilliant tone, for players with thin lips whose embouchures tire easily.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
18 Deep 15.1 Broad, rather flat Has the same cup as the 17, but a wider rim. Players of the old Italian or English school having heavy, soft lips and a rather sensitive embouchure choose this model.
18C Medium 15.1 Broad, rather flat Same cup design as the 17C, with a wider and flatter rim to distribute pressure over a larger surface.

 

Size Cup Cup dia (mm) Rim Shape Notes
20C Medium 15 Medium wide A very small mouthpiece, recommended only to players who have extremely weak or delicate lips.
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