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Bach B188 Stradivarius Bb Bass Trumpet B188 Lacquer

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Product Price $4,389.0
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The B188 Stradivarius is suitable for both Wagner operas, solo work, jazz ensembles, brass quartets, and marching bands. It features a .485-inch bore...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 10-16-2018

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Octave trumpet, great for marching or orchestra.

The B188 Stradivarius is suitable for both Wagner operas, solo work, jazz ensembles, brass quartets, and marching bands. It features a .485-inch bore and a 7-inch one-piece, hand-hammered bell for excellent resonance and projection. This instrument has the Bach sound, trombone range available to the trained valve player. Get used to the trombone mouthpiece and you've got a whole new world available to you.

FEATURES
  • Key of Bb
  • .485" bore
  • 7" diameter bell
  • Lacquer finish
  • Monel pistons
  • Includes case and mouthpiece

Order today and experience a new range of expression.

SPECIFICATIONS
  • Key: Bb
  • Bore: .485"
  • Leadpipe: Standard
  • Leadpipe Material: Yellow brass
  • Bell: 7" one-piece, hand-hammered
  • Bell Material: Yellow brass
  • Valves: Monel
  • 1st Valve Slide Adjustment: Fixed ring
  • 3rd Valve Slide Adjustment: n/a
  • Case: Wood shell case
  • Mouthpiece: Bach 12C small shank trombone mouthpiece
  • Finish: Lacquer
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Bach B188 B flat Bass Trumpet

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Comments about Bach B188 Stradivarius Bb Bass Trumpet:

I purchased this Bass Trumpet in September of 2009. I play it in a Nine Trumpet Ensemble of players over age 50. The instrument is much better than I expected regarding ease of playing and intonation, a common concern for the Bass Trumpet. I am pleased with my Bach B188. It has added to my enjoyment of retirement. The negative report would be the case. I also play an expensive Euphonium, a Tuba and a Trombone, I have owned for years. They are dent free. Within a week I had dents in the Bach B188 because the case automatically tips and the instrument falls out. Never open the case without a hand on the trumpet. WWBW recognized the problem and tried to find me an after-market case at their expense. They could not find one and I had to purchase a case from a case manufacturer for an additional $200. Be prepared to do the same. The factory case is an engineering disaster. I also had to pay for dent removal. Conn-Selmer, the manufacturer, would not even answer my letters. I sent several. They are not interested in customer service so beware you are on your own.

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