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  1. Besson BE994 BBb Tuba Besson BE994 BBb Tuba
    Besson BE994 BBb Tuba

    Starting at $11,914.00
    MSRP:
    $19,998.00 (save 39%)
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  2. Cerveny CBB 883-5 Opera II Series 5-Valve 3/4 Bbb Tuba Cerveny CBB 883-5 Opera II Series 5-Valve 3/4 Bbb Tuba
    $8,039.00
    MSRP:
    $11,245.50 (save 29%)
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  3. Miraphone 1293 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba Miraphone 1293 Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $11,519.00
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    $21,349.00 (save 46%)
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  4. Meinl Weston 2011FA HoJo Gravity Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 2011FA HoJo Gravity Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    $8,374.00
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    $11,852.00 (save 29%)
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  1. Jupiter 1284 Symphonic XO Series 4/4 5-Valve CC Tuba Jupiter 1284 Symphonic XO Series 4/4 5-Valve CC Tuba
    Starting at $7,693.00
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    $10,390.00 (save 26%)
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  2. Besson BE1077 Performance Series 3-Valve Eb Tuba Besson BE1077 Performance Series 3-Valve Eb Tuba
    Starting at $2,532.00
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    $4,248.00 (save 39%)
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  3. Kanstul 33-T Top Action Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Kanstul 33-T Top Action Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $7,700.00
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    $10,500.00 (save 27%)
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  4. B&S 4097 Series 5-Valve 4/4 CC Tuba B&S 4097 Series 5-Valve 4/4 CC Tuba
    Starting at $9,532.00
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    $17,628.00 (save 40%)
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  1. Miraphone 383B Starlight Series 5-Valve 4/4 Eb Tuba Miraphone 383B Starlight Series 5-Valve 4/4 Eb Tuba
    Starting at $10,069.00
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    $18,749.00 (save 46%)
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  2. Miraphone 1281 Petruschka Series 5-Valve 5/4 F Tuba Miraphone 1281 Petruschka Series 5-Valve 5/4 F Tuba
    Starting at $9,999.00
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    $17,999.00 (save 44%)
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  3. Kanstul Model 66-S 4/4 EEb Side Action Concert Tuba Kanstul Model 66-S 4/4 EEb Side Action Concert Tuba
    Starting at $8,900.00
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    $12,500.00 (save 29%)
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  4. Besson BE982-1-0 / BE982-2-0 Sovereign Compensating EEb Tuba Besson BE982-1-0 / BE982-2-0 Sovereign Compensating EEb Tuba
    Starting at $10,692.00
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    $17,529.00 (save 39%)
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  1. Miraphone M7050 Ambassador Series Compensating EEb Tuba Miraphone M7050 Ambassador Series Compensating EEb Tuba
    Starting at $8,919.00
    MSRP:
    $18,439.00 (save 44%)
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  2. King 2340 3 Valve Tuba King 2340 3 Valve Tuba
    King 2340 3 Valve Tuba

    BBb, 3 front action valves, .687"(17.45mm) bore, 19"(483mm) upright bell, 1st valve slide, lacquer finish. A...

    $6,539.00
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    $9,486.00 (save 31%)
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  3. Miraphone 281 Firebird Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba Miraphone 281 Firebird Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba
    Miraphone 281 Firebird Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba

    The Miraphone 281 Firebird 6 Valve F Tuba has the best intonation of any F tuba available. The Miraphone...

    Starting at $11,199.00
    MSRP:
    $21,499.00 (save 46%)
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  4. Meinl Weston 2250 Series 5-Valve 6/4 F Tuba Meinl Weston 2250 Series 5-Valve 6/4 F Tuba
    Starting at $10,795.00
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    $15,329.00 (save 30%)
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  1. B&S 3103 Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba B&S 3103 Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $7,924.00
    MSRP:
    $14,950.00 (save 40%)
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  2. 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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  3. Meinl Weston 195/5P Fafner Series 5-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 195/5P Fafner Series 5-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $13,395.00
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    $21,195.00 (save 30%)
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  4. B&S JBL Classic Series F Tuba B&S JBL Classic Series F Tuba
    $11,252.00
    MSRP:
    $18,754.00 (save 40%)
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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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