Denis Wick DW5885 Classic French Horn Mouthpiece
Denis Wick makes one of the largest ranges of accessories for brass instruments available in the world today.
Denis Wick makes one of the largest ranges of accessories for brass instruments available in the world today. He achieved a worldwide reputation as both a player and teacher and has used his vast experience and knowledge to create mouthpieces and mutes which have become the favourites of brass players all over the world.
Denis Wick uses both the latest in computer-controlled technology, and traditional handcrafting skills to produce a range of accessories that are designed to give the best possible results.
Many Denis Wick mouthpieces are now available in the Classic, Ultra, Heritage and Heavytop shapes.
The first Denis Wick mouthpieces were made in 1968, and range has grown so much, that it is now one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world.
They are famous for their wonderful sound and brilliant designs, and are produced to the highest technical specifications. Special attention is paid to the rims, which are both comfortable and consistent. Special techniques are used to produce beautiful and extremely hard-wearing silver and gold plating.
|Size||Cup||Cup diameter (mm)||Rim width (mm)||Bore (mm)||Backbone||Description||Comparison|
|4||Deep cup||18.00||5.00||4.70||Barrel||Enormous volume and range with support from wide rim. Good for 2nd and 4th, but can be used by strong embouchures for 1st parts|
|4N||Deep cup||18.00||3.93||4.70||Barrel||As above with conventional narrow rim|
|5||Shaped funnel||17.50||4.95||4.60||Barrel||For 1st and 3rd players. Clear, smooth and rich sound. Good for beginners. Wide rim.||Alex 8L (wider rim). Paxman 4B|
|5N||Shaped funnel||17.50||3.90||4.60||Barrel||As above with conventional narrow rim||Alex 8L, Paxman 4B|
|6N||More rounded cup||17.25||3.88||4.50||Barrel||American type, versatile, OK for beginners, but with big professional tone quality. Narrow rim.||Paxman 3B, Holton Farkas MDC|
|7||Medium rim||17.00||4.50||4.50||Barrel||Easy high register. Solid sound and excellent flexibility. Medium-wide rim||VB 7 (wider rim)|
|7N||Medium cup||17.00||3.85||4.50||Barrel||As above with narrow rim||VB7|