Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP

$8,100.00 USD USD 

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  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP
  • Front-piston F Tuba ‘California-Symphony’ - TF556 HP

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The California is a large front-piston American style F tuba ideal for playing in orchestra, in brass quintet, or for solo use with a full rich and clear tone and good response across all registers. 

The TF556HP is all hand-made using hand-hammered sheet brass in Wessex own high- grade workshop for a lightweight and really responsive tuba. Every one is carefully individually quality checked and play tested by a professional to ensure it is a pleasure for whoever becomes its eventual owner. 

The California is an F tuba which will be equally suitable for use by a top professional tuba player, or an advanced student.

Specifications

  • Key: F
  • Size: 6/4
  • Bell: 17" (430mm)
  • Bore, valves 1-3: 0.75” (19mm)
  • Bore 4th valve: 0.79” (20mm)
  • Bore 5th valve: 0.83” (21mm)

    Special Features

    1. Original Wessex design by Chuck Nickles
    2. All handmade and also hand-hammered
    3. In Gold lacquered or triple bright silver-plated finishes
    4. Stainless steel valves
    5. Large bore for easy low register
    6. Nickel leadpipe and slides
    7. Supplied with robust ABS wheeled case and mouthpiece
    8. Supplied with two main tuning slides or alternative length to easily play from A = 439 Hz to A = 443 Hz in different situations

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