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  1. King 1151 Ultimate Series Marching BBb Tuba King 1151 Ultimate Series Marching BBb Tuba
    King 1151 Ultimate Series Marching BBb Tuba

    The Ultimate Marching Tuba was designed for optimum projection, as well as comfort and agility. This tuba is...

    Starting at $5,919.00
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    $7,591.00 (save 22%)
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  2. Miraphone 186-4U Series 4-Valve Yellow Brass BBb Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone 186-4U Series 4-Valve Yellow Brass BBb Tuba with Hard Case
    $8,319.00
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    $16,374.00 (save 49%)
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  3. Cerveny CBB 883-5PZX Opera Bbb-Tuba Cerveny CBB 883-5PZX Opera Bbb-Tuba
    Cerveny CBB 883-5PZX Opera Bbb-Tuba

    The Cerveny CBB 883-5PZX Opera ¾ Size Bbb-Tuba features 5 rotary valves, with nickel-silver mouthpipe,...

    $6,419.00
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    $10,119.00 (save 37%)
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  4. Miraphone 187 Series 4-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone 187 Series 4-Valve BBb Tuba with Hard Case
    $8,879.00
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    $17,074.00 (save 48%)
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  1. Amati ABB 621S-O 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Amati ABB 621S-O 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba
    Amati ABB 621S-O 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba

    This 4/4 tuba would work for a good 4-valve beginner horn at the elementary and middle school level. Would...

    $5,069.00
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    $6,125.00 (save 17%)
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  2. 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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  3. Meinl Weston 6450/2 Baer Handmade Series 5-Valve 6/4 CC Tuba Meinl Weston 6450/2 Baer Handmade Series 5-Valve 6/4 CC Tuba
    $29,004.00
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    $42,418.00 (save 32%)
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  4. Dynasty M890 USA Series 4-Valve BBb Sousaphone Dynasty M890 USA Series 4-Valve BBb Sousaphone
    $7,429.99
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    $10,400.00 (save 29%)
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  1. Cerveny CEB 651-4PX Eb Tuba Cerveny CEB 651-4PX Eb Tuba
    Cerveny CEB 651-4PX Eb Tuba

    The Cerveny CEB 651-4PX Eb-Tuba has professional features such as 4 rotary valves, nickel-silver mouthpipe,...

    $3,599.00
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    $6,000.00 (save 40%)
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  2. Meinl Weston 14 Travel F Tuba Meinl Weston 14 Travel F Tuba
    $8,531.00
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    $12,595.00 (save 32%)
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  3. Miraphone 188-5U Series 5-Valve CC Tuba with Hard Case Miraphone 188-5U Series 5-Valve CC Tuba with Hard Case
    $9,799.00
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  4. Yamaha YSH-301 Series Fiberglass BBb Sousaphone Yamaha YSH-301 Series Fiberglass BBb Sousaphone
    $3,881.99
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  1. B&S 5099/2/W Series 5-Valve F Tuba B&S 5099/2/W Series 5-Valve F Tuba
    Starting at $9,453.00
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    $17,508.00 (save 40%)
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  2. B&S 5100/W Series 6-Valve F Tuba B&S 5100/W Series 6-Valve F Tuba
    $9,777.00
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    $16,295.00 (save 40%)
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  3. Meinl Weston Titan 6 Valve F Tuba Meinl Weston Titan 6 Valve F Tuba
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  4. Meinl Weston 196 Fasolt Series 4-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba Meinl Weston 196 Fasolt Series 4-Valve 5/4 BBb Tuba
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  1. Meinl Weston 182 3/4 Professional F Tuba Meinl Weston 182 3/4 Professional F Tuba
    Meinl Weston 182 3/4 Professional F Tuba

    Looking for an F tuba that is small in size, but big in sound Look no further than the Meinl Weston 182. This...

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    $5,493.00
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  2. Kanstul 201 Series 3-Valve 4/4 Marching BBb Tuba Kanstul 201 Series 3-Valve 4/4 Marching BBb Tuba
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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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