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Besson BE994 Sovereign BBb Tuba

Code: 100187,100188

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.

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Our price £6,847.12 exc. VAT

RRP: £8,766.81

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Product details

Suitable for

The Besson BBb 4 valve compensated tuba is being considered as the "fundamental 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 unequalled in quality and performance. The BE994 tuba demonstrates perfect intonation throughout the registers and provides an immense dynamic range and powerful low register.

Unique benefits

  • 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

Supplied with

Shaped ABS with wheels and two handles, Alliance mouthpiece, micro-fibre cloth, valve oil

Specification

  • Model: BE994-1-0, BE994-2-0
  • Key: BBb
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass 483mm (19")
  • Valves: Piston 4
  • Bore: Large 18.54mm (.730")
  • Water Keys: Lever 4
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (BE994-1-0), Silver Plate (BE994-2-0)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
  • Mouthpiece: Alliance mouthpiece
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