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Bb-Flat Tuba 5/4 Size Fafner 195/2-S Abs Case

$50,995.00
SKU: MW1952-SPE-2-0ABS
Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 60 × 40 × 50 cm
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YAMAHA C TUBA 4 FRONT ACTION PISTONS 1 ROTARY VALVE LAC

$20,799.00
SKU: YCB822
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Yamaha F Tuba Lacquer 4 Front Action Pistons 1 Rotary V

$17,499.00
SKU: YFB822
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Yamaha Double B Flat Tuba 4 Rotary Valve Lacquer

$14,299.00
SKU: YBB641
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Yamaha F Tuba Silverplated 4 Front Action Piston 1 Rot

$13,499.00
SKU: YFB621S
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Yamaha F Tuba Lacquer 4 Front Action Piston 1 Rotary Va

$13,199.00
SKU: YFB621
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Yamaha 3/4 Size C Tuba 4 Front Action Valve Silverplate

$12,999.00
SKU: YCB621S
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Yamaha Ybb621s 3/4 Size Double B Flat Tuba Silverplated 4 Valv

$12,799.00
SKU: YBB621S
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Yamaha 3/4 Size Double B Flat Tuba 4 Valve Lacquer

$11,299.00
SKU: YBB621
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Discover the Deep, Rich Sounds of Tubas

Discover the deep, rich sounds of Tubas in our extensive collection. We carry a broad variety of tubas suitable for beginners, intermediate students, and professional musicians alike, ensuring that we cater to all levels of skill and musical aspiration.

The Role of Tubas in Music

Tubas are the largest instrument in the brass family and play a crucial role in providing the foundational sound in orchestras, brass bands, and other music ensembles. Our range includes:

  • Bb Tubas: These are the most common tuba type and are perfect for marching bands and general band performance.
  • C Tubas: Preferred for their vibrant sound, C Tubas are popular in orchestras and are typically used for solo works.
  • Eb and F Tubas: These are generally smaller and are often chosen for their bright, lyrical sound, making them suitable for solos and small ensembles.
  • Sousaphones: Specifically designed for marching bands, Sousaphones wrap around the player’s body, making them easier to carry in parades and other moving performances.

Top Tuba Models

Whether you are searching for a rotary valve model or a piston valve tuba, we have got you covered. Each tuba in our collection is built for excellent sound projection and comfortable playability, with a focus on durability. Choose from different finishes like silver, lacquer, or satin to match your style and performance needs.

The Yamaha YBB-641 is a highly regarded professional rotary tuba, known for its superior valve action and rich, resonant sound. This model is inspired by traditional German designs and is favored for orchestral performances Source: CMUSE, Audiophiles.

The Miraphone S186 Standard Series is another excellent choice, especially for students. It offers a robust all-brass construction with a powerful projection and great intonation, making it a popular choice among educators and young musicians Source: CMUSE, Audiophiles.

Materials and Craftsmanship

Our tubas are crafted from high-quality materials such as brass, nickel, and silver. Brass tubas, available in yellow or gold, offer a darker tone due to their higher copper content. Nickel/silver tubas, on the other hand, produce a brighter, clearer sound. The choice of material can significantly impact the tonal qualities of the instrument Source: Windplays.

Valve Options

There are two main types of valves on a tuba: piston valves and rotary valves. Piston valves are spring-loaded and generally less expensive, but can be slower in action. Rotary valves offer smoother and quicker transitions between notes but are more complex and can be costlier to repair. Most beginners start with a three-valve tuba, while advanced players might prefer models with four or five valves for extended range and alternate fingerings Source: Windplays.

Accessories for Your Tuba

Beyond the instruments themselves, we also offer an array of accessories such as mouthpieces, mutes, stands, cases, and cleaning kits. These accessories are designed to optimize your playing experience and ensure your instrument remains in the best possible condition.

Explore Our Collection

Immerse yourself in the profound, resonant tones of the tuba. Explore our collection today and find the perfect instrument to elevate your performances. Visit us in-store or browse our selection online to experience the best in tubas, accessories, and customer service.