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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 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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    $23,819.00 (save 46%)
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  3. 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
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    $5,266.00 (save 32%)
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  4. Tama by Kanstul KTB34C Series 3-Valve 3/4 Convertible BBb Tuba Tama by Kanstul KTB34C Series 3-Valve 3/4 Convertible BBb Tuba
    Starting at $6,500.00
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    $8,780.00 (save 26%)
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  1. Miraphone 1291 Series 5-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone 1291 Series 5-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case
    $10,069.00
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    $19,116.00 (save 47%)
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  2. Miraphone 1292 New Yorker Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba Miraphone 1292 New Yorker Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba
    Miraphone 1292 New Yorker Series 5-Valve 5/4 CC Tuba

    The 1292 is similar to the Miraphone 1291 with the addition of a bell garland to increase the dynamic...

    $12,599.00
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    $23,279.00 (save 46%)
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  3. King 1135W Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba King 1135W Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    King 1135W Series 3-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba

    Students come in all shapes and sizes and tuba players are no exception. Each of those tuba players should be...

    $4,629.00
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    $6,714.00 (save 31%)
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  4. Kanstul 33-S Side Action Series 5-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Kanstul 33-S Side Action Series 5-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Starting at $8,900.00
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    $12,500.00 (save 29%)
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  1. Meinl Weston 195 Fafner Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 195 Fafner Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    $11,995.00
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    $17,116.00 (save 30%)
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  2. B&S JBL Classic Series F Tuba B&S JBL Classic Series F Tuba
    $11,252.00
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    $18,754.00 (save 40%)
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  3. Cerveny CBB 683-4 Arion Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba Cerveny CBB 683-4 Arion Series 4-Valve 3/4 BBb Tuba
    $6,339.00
    MSRP:
    $9,300.00 (save 32%)
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  4. Kanstul Model 5480 Grand Series 5-Valve 5/4 F Tuba Kanstul Model 5480 Grand Series 5-Valve 5/4 F Tuba
    $11,500.00
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    $15,000.00 (save 23%)
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  1. Meinl Weston 2011TA HoJo Gravity Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 2011TA 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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  2. Miraphone S186 Standard Series 5-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone S186 Standard Series 5-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case
    $9,069.00
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    $17,624.00 (save 49%)
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  3. Miraphone 187 Series 4 Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Miraphone 187 Series 4 Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Miraphone 187 Series 4 Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba

    The Miraphone 187 4 Rotary Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba is an exceptional horn for ensemble work. The 187 features a...

    $8,539.00
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    $15,849.00 (save 46%)
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  4. 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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    $4,150.00 (save 39%)
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  1. Miraphone 381 Belcanto Solo Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba Miraphone 381 Belcanto Solo Series 6-Valve 5/4 F Tuba
    Starting at $10,899.00
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    $16,926.00 (save 28%)
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  2. Miraphone S186 Standard Series 4-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone S186 Standard Series 4-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case
    $8,319.00
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    $16,374.00 (save 49%)
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  3. Meinl Weston 45P 5 Valve F Tuba Meinl Weston 45P 5 Valve F Tuba
    Starting at $10,314.00
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    $17,447.00 (save 33%)
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    $8,724.00
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  4. 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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    $7,999.20
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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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