- Musician's Friend Best Selection, Price & Service. Guaranteed.
Need Help? Call our Gear Heads at 800-449-9128Private Reserve Guitars 866-926-1923
Need Help? Call our Gear Heads at 800-449-9128
Great Tuba Mouthpiece!
Perantucci - The Right Response
Perantucci Mouthpieces offer many different models, each designed for a specific purpose. No need to compromise. Choose the Perantucci mouthpiece which best serve your individual needs.
Perantucci means technical leadership. Every model advances the art, sets new standards for others to reach.
The various models are based on the same philosophy of sound, response, balance and tonal presence.
MATERIALS AND FINISH
Only the highest quality copper-based alloys and silver are good enough for Perantucci mouthpieces. Care in engineering and fully polished cups assure superb resonance, perfect response and finest tone quality.
BBb and CC-Tuba Models:
Cup Diameter : 33 mm diameter. Moderate depth and funnel shaped.
Rim : Width 7.5 mm. Medium sharp inner, rounded outer edge.
Bore : 8.3 mm
Model PT-36 is ideal for large-bore instruments where fast response is desired. The relatively narrow rim provides remarkable flexibility and the cup has adequate depth necessary for good tone.
Cup Diameter : 33 mm diameter. Medium-large depth, funnel- shaped.
Rim : Width 7.5 mm. Rounded inner and sharp outer edges.
Bore : 8.4 mm
Model PT-44 provides a strong fundamental and colorful sound. It gives good projection to larger instruments. The fine response and flexibility makes this an excellent mouthpiece for the modern CC tuba player.
Cup Diameter : 33.0 mm diameter. Deep, funnel-shaped cup.
Rim : Width 8 mm. Rounded inner and outer edges.
Bore : 8.3 mm
Model PT-48 is based on the classic Helleberg concept yet slightly wider than standard mouthpieces. The rim is enhanced for quick response and clarity. The sound is dark with a pronounced core. Excellent for medium-large and large-bore CC and BBb tubas. Model PT-48 is the ideal selection for those who determine that the PT-36 and PT-44 are a bit too small, and the PT-50 and PT-88 too large.
PT-50 Perantucci Best-Seller!
Cup Diameter : 33 mm diameter. Deep, funnel-shaped cup.
Rim : Width 7.5 mm. Flat rim with sharp inner edge.
Bore : 8.3 mm
Model PT-50 has a large and deep cup. The sharp inner rim aids articulation and tonal clarity in this well-above-average cup size. The PT-50 provides huge dynamic range and fast response. It aids low register playing while still providing a good upper range. It is recommended for advanced players who prefer a truly large mouthpiece.
Available in both standard and heavy shell PT-50+ versions.
Cup Diameter : 32.5 mm diameter. Moderately shallow. Very round cup.
Rim : Width 8.0 mm. Rounded rim with slightly sharp inner edge.
Bore : 8.2 mm.
Model PT-82 provides a sound with strong center, a high level of projection and an abundance of overtones without obvious brightness.
Optimized low register response.
Cup Diameter : 32 mm diameter. Long V-shaped funnel cup.
Rim: Width 7.5 mm. Fairly sharp inner edge. Moderately round rim.
Bore : 8.6 mm.
Model PT-83 offers a unique, deep funnel cup, a narrow, sharp rim combined with a relatively large throat bore. Recommended for medium and medium-large bore tubas. The response is very smooth, the sound has a distinct dark quality in all registers.
Cup Diameter : 32 mm diameter. Bowl-shaped, deep cup.
Rim : Width 8.0 mm. Well-rounded inner and outer edges.
Bore : 8.0mm
Model PT-84 provides a clear sound. It is very flexible, has a good upper range, and gives a very quick response for a mouthpiece of this size, particularly in the low range. This is a very popular mouthpiece, recommended for CC- and BBb tubas.
PT-88 Perantucci Best Seller!
Cup Diameter : 33.5mm diameter. Wide, deep cup.
Rim : 7.0 mm Flat, well-defined inner edge.
Bore : 8.1 mm
The PT-88 along with the PT-50 constitute the most preferred and widely used large contrabass tuba mouthpieces in the Perantucci line. The cup is wider yet not quite as deep as that of the PT-50. The sound has great strength and depth. Also available as a heavy shell design, the PT-88+ which incorporates modified cup and bore specifications as well as additional shell weight for unprecedented stability and projection of the sound.
Cup Diameter : 32.0 mm diameter. Bowl-shaped, moderately depth.
Rim : 8.5 mm Moderate width, rounded inner and other edges
Bore : 8.35 mm
The PT-89 rim is similar to that of the PT-84 yet the cup diameter is
less than mouthpieces such as the PT-44, PT-48, PT-50 or PT-88. The
mouthpiece is easy and comfortable to play, particularly for those who
find the others too big. This mouthpiece produces a broad, dark sound
with very strong center. Highly recommended for medium and large bore CC
and BBb tubas.
Please note that Models PT-48, PT-50, PT-83 and PT-88 are available in
standard and "Perantucci Plus" Heavy Shell versions.
F and Eb Tuba Models:
Cup Diameter : 31 mm Moderately deep, well rounded at bottom.
Rim : 10 mm Wide cushion rim.
Bore : 8.5 mm
An excellent general purpose mouthpiece for F, Eb, CC and BBb tubas
featuring a comfortable rim and a large throat bore for depth of tone
and volume. Optimized for solid sound with good projection and accurate
response in all registers. Available in both standard and heavy shell
Cup Diameter: 32mm Medium depth, strongly round.
Rim : 8.5mm : Rounded with well defined inner contact point.
Bore : 7.8mm
Model PT-65 provides a lively and exciting sound with a clear core and
great accuracy in all ranges. It is recommended especially for the F and
Eb tubas, giving great power and a commanding nature for solo
performances with large accompanying ensembles, or for use in executing
the high-range orchestral literature. This is one of the most popular
F-tuba mouthpieces ever offered.
Cup Diameter : 32.5 mm diameter. Moderately rounded at bottom.
Rim : Width 8 mm. Fairly sharp inner edge, moderately round rim.
Bore : 8.1 mm.
Model PT-72 is a truly large F-Tuba mouthpiece. For the dedicated player
it provides amazing breadth and depth of tone, the vibrancy one
associates with the F-tuba combined with a full-sounding powerful low
Perantucci tuba mouthpieces are available with both "European" (large)
and "American" (smaller) shank sizes. The latter include "S" after the
Model PT-36 produces the depth and volume of sound required by today's symphony orchestras. The relatively narrow rim provides remarkable flexibility for a mouthpiece of this size. This is a very popular mouthpiece.PT44
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.299" diameter - Medium-large depth - Funnel-shaped
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .295" - Rounded inner and sharp outer edges
THROAT BORE: .330"
Model PT-44 provides a strong fundamental and colorful sound. It gives good projection to larger instruments. The fine response and flexibility makes this an excellent mouthpiece for the modern CC tuba player.PT48
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.3189" diameter - Deep - Funnel-shaped cup - Rounded at bottom
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .3149" - Rounded inner and outer edges
THROAT BORE: .334"
Model PT-48 is a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, which produces a full orchestral sound. It is recommended for players with strong embouchures and is designed especially for use with larger bore CC and BBb tubas.PT50
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.299" diameter - Deep - Funnel-shaped cup
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .295" - Flatter rim with sharp inner edge
THROAT BORE: .3267"
Model PT-50 is the largest funnel-shaped style in the current line. The sharp inner rim aids articulation and tonal clarity in this well-above-average cup volume. This model provides huge dynamic range and fast response. It aids low register playing while still providing a good upper range. It is recommended for advanced players who prefer a truly large mouthpiece.PT64
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.259" diameter - Moderately shallow - Bowl-shaped cup
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .354" - Very round cushion
THROAT BORE: .307" Model PT-64 provides a lively and exciting sound with a clear core and excellent projection. It also allows great flexibility and a remarkable tone color for the CC tuba. It is recommended especially for the F and Eb tubas, giving great power and a commanding nature for solo performance with large accompanying ensembles, or for use in executing the high-range orchestral literature. This is one of the most popular tuba mouthpieces today.PT70
Model 70 has a 32.5 MM diameter cup with a very deep rounded cup. Also having an narrow 8 MM wide rim with a sharp inner edge for clarity and flexibility. The bell shaped cup combined with a small 8MM throat will ten to have a brilliant sound with great projection.PT72
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.279" diameter - Moderately rounded at bottom
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .3149" - Fairly sharp inner edge - Moderately rounded rim
THROAT BORE: .318"
Model PT-72 is a large mouthpiece for the F or Eb tuba. The sound has considerable weight combined with the richness and clarity associated with the German concept. It is also recommended for intermediate level students of the BBb and CC tubas.PT84
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.259" diameter - Bowl-shaped - Deep cup
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .3149" - Well-rounded inner and outer edges
THROAT BORE: .3149" Model PT-84 provides a powerful, projecting sound. It is very flexible, has a good upper range, and gives a very quick response for a mouthpiece of this size, particularly in the low range. This is a very popular mouthpiece, highly recommended for the Eb tuba.PT88
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: 1.3189" diameter - Very wide - Deep cup - Bowl-shaped - Very rounded at bottom.
RIM CHARACTERISTICS: Width .2755" - Rounded inner edge - Very rounded outer edge
THROAT BORE: .322" Model PT-88 was primarily intended as a special applications mouthpiece for low register playing. However, it has found considerable acceptance for use on medium-large and large bore CC tubas. It serves very well on any BBb tuba, providing a very full and strong tone. It is recommended for advanced players.PT89
Moderate 32 mm diameter cup with an 8 mm rim, well rounded for comfort and a dark sound.
Large 8.3 mm throat easily controlled by the heavily rounded cup bottom. This is a great mouthpiece for the larger horns to keep them from getting too "woofy".PT90
A cup diameter of 31.8 mm that is rather deep and well rounded at the bottom with a 7.5 mm rim well rounded both inside and out. The 8.3 mm throat is easily tamed by the rounded cup and the sound is clean and well defined but with a good core to it.