Besson BE983 Tuba EEb Sovereign
The Besson Sovereign BE983 tuba is the EEb counterpart to the Besson Sovereign BE993 BBb tuba.
The BE983 front action compensated four valve tuba and is the preferred tuba for many soloists and chamber musicians, and is especially popular in the USA.
You will find it has a lightness of touch and a singing quality by design, granting you as a soloist or as a chamber musician complete freedom of expression.
- Front action valves: Increased comfort and maneuverability
- Stainless steel valves: Smooth action, non-corrosive
- Bottom sprung: Faster action
- Lightweight valve springs: Quick, light valve action
- Compensating system: Improves intonation on low register
- Newly designed mouthpipe: Free blowing
- Adjustable thumb ring: Adjustable for comfort
- Lightweight construction: 12% lighter than a traditional model tuba
- 4 water keys: Improved drainage
Shaped ABS with wheels and two handles, Alliance mouthpiece, micro-fibre cloth, valve oil
- Model: BE983-1-0, BE938-2-0
- Key: EEb
- Bell Size: Yellow Brass 381mm (17")
- Valves: Piston 4
- Bore: Large 17.30mm (.681")
- Water keys: Lever 4
- Body: Yellow Brass
- Finish: Lacquer (BE983-1-0), Silver Plate (BE938-2-0)
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: Alliance mouthpiece