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  1. Best Seller
    Allora AATU-105R Series 4-Rotary Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Allora AATU-105R Series 4-Rotary Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    $2,899.99
    MSRP:
    $4,999.99 (save 42%)
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    $2,174.99
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    Yamaha YBB-105WC Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba Yamaha YBB-105WC Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    Yamaha YBB-105WC Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba

    3/4 Size Tuba, key of BBb. A nice starter horn, with a good sound and comfortable to play. Available with or...

    $3,579.99
    MSRP:
    $5,266.00 (save 32%)
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    Jupiter 378 Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba Jupiter 378 Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $2,865.00
    MSRP:
    $3,925.00 (save 27%)
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  4. Besson BE981 Sovereign Series Compensating EEb Tuba Besson BE981 Sovereign Series Compensating EEb Tuba
    Starting at $11,249.00
    MSRP:
    $18,405.00 (save 39%)
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  1. Miraphone 191 Series 5/4 BBb Tuba Miraphone 191 Series 5/4 BBb Tuba
    Miraphone 191 Series 5/4 BBb Tuba

    The Miraphone 191 is a solid 4/4 tuba with a larger bell and bore that produces a big, dark sound, with...

    Starting at $8,949.00
    MSRP:
    $17,739.00 (save 47%)
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  2. Miraphone 282 Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba Miraphone 282 Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    Miraphone 282 Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba

    The 282 is ideal for the player who has discriminating preferences of sound, and prefers the compact agility...

    $7,399.00
    MSRP:
    $13,479.00 (save 45%)
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  3. Jupiter 482 Standard Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba Jupiter 482 Standard Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    Jupiter 482 Standard Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba

    The Jupiter 482 Tribune Series 4 Valve BBb Tuba is a smaller version of the model 582 Concert Tuba. The 482...

    Starting at $4,939.00
    MSRP:
    $6,825.00 (save 15%)
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  4. Miraphone 1291 Series 4/4 BBb Tuba Miraphone 1291 Series 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Miraphone 1291 Series 4/4 BBb Tuba

    Miraphone has done it again. Seeing the popularity of the compact 4/4, front valve BBb tubas, Miraphone has...

    Starting at $10,099.00
    MSRP:
    $18,109.00 (save 44%)
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  1. Miraphone 1293 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba Miraphone 1293 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $11,899.00
    MSRP:
    $21,469.00 (save 45%)
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  2. B&S 4097 Series 5-Valve 4/4 CC Tuba B&S 4097 Series 5-Valve 4/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $10,049.00
    MSRP:
    $16,681.00 (save 40%)
    1 Open Box:
    $8,039.20
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  3. Besson BE1077 Performance Series 3-Valve Eb Tuba Besson BE1077 Performance Series 3-Valve Eb Tuba
    Starting at $2,689.00
    MSRP:
    $4,357.00 (save 38%)
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    $2,151.20
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  4. B&S 3098 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba B&S 3098 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $12,199.00
    MSRP:
    $20,328.00 (save 40%)
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  1. Miraphone 291 Bruckner Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba Miraphone 291 Bruckner Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $10,779.00
    MSRP:
    $19,619.00 (save 45%)
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  2. Miraphone 383B Starlight Series 5-Valve 4/4 Eb Tuba Miraphone 383B Starlight Series 5-Valve 4/4 Eb Tuba
    Starting at $10,389.00
    MSRP:
    $18,869.00 (save 45%)
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  3. Miraphone S186 Standard Series 4/4 BBb Tuba Miraphone S186 Standard Series 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Miraphone S186 Standard Series 4/4 BBb Tuba

    The Miraphone S-186 Series 4/4 BBb Tuba is the world famous true powerhouse in the tuba world. This Miraphone...

    Starting at $8,239.00
    MSRP:
    $15,269.00 (save 46%)
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    $6,591.20
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  4. Meinl Weston 195P Fafner Series 4-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 195P Fafner Series 4-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $12,619.00
    MSRP:
    $17,972.00 (save 30%)
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    $9,464.25
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  1. B&S 3100 Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba B&S 3100 Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba
    $9,779.00
    MSRP:
    $16,219.00 (save 40%)
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  2. Tama by Kanstul KTB54C4V Series 4-Valve 5/4 Convertible BBb Tuba Tama by Kanstul KTB54C4V Series 4-Valve 5/4 Convertible BBb Tuba
    Starting at $9,030.00
    MSRP:
    $13,700.00 (save 26%)
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  3. Conn 5J Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Only Conn 5J Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Only
    Conn 5J Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Only

    4-valve BBb tuba.

    $5,949.00
    MSRP:
    $8,645.00 (save 31%)
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  4. Tama by Kanstul KTB44 Series 3-Valve 4/4 Marching BBb Tuba Tama by Kanstul KTB44 Series 3-Valve 4/4 Marching BBb Tuba
    Starting at $5,950.00
    MSRP:
    $9,100.00 (save 26%)
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Like many contemporary brass instruments, the tuba's roots can be traced back to legendary 19th-century craftsman Adolphe Sax. The original instrument is known today as a Wagner tuba, because it was first pitched to the composer Richard Wagner, who adopted it into his orchestra in 1853 and gave the tuba its foothold in the music world. Since then, the tuba has been refined over the decades into its modern form and is now a vital instrument for brass and marching bands, orchestras and more. The four keys of tuba are BBb, CC, EEb and F. Your band or orchestra will usually determine which key instrument you need, with BBb used for marching bands and CC for orchestral play as a rule of thumb. If you have a small frame, a smaller tuba that needs a lower volume of air may be better suited to you physically than a larger model. A tuba's layout affects not only how it looks and feels, but also the way it is played. The most important difference you'll find is the compensating design of some tubas, which uses added tubing to tune the lower register. Tubas without this feature sometimes use an extra valve instead. The best choice for you comes down to your own skills and experience. Another thing to consider in a tuba is the material. While each instrument is different, some general rules apply. The base of the tuba is either yellow or gold brass, with the gold brass containing more copper and resulting in an instrument that's slightly darker in both color and tone. A tuba may also have a silver-plated or lacquer finish, of which silver-plate tubas tend to be brighter-sounding. Apart from the tuba, you will also find here its cousin, the sousaphone. Named for the composer and bandleader who popularized it, John Philip Sousa, this instrument is played most often in marching bands. Because of this, many sousaphones are made with fiberglass bells for a lighter weight and easier carry. In a concert setting, full brass sousaphones are preferred for their acoustic properties. You can also find hybrid models with a fiberglass body and brass bell to give you a balance between weight and sound. Whether you're looking at tubas or sousaphones, there are a lot to choose from. To narrow down your options, start by making a list of the exact features you want—this will let you rule some out right away. Once you've pared down the selection, choosing your new tuba or sousaphone is a much easier task.

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