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We finally come to the bottom of the common band instruments, the Contrabass Tuba. To most people, when we say tuba we are only referring to the Contrabass instrument, the Bass Tuba being an afterthought.
There are two sizes of Contrabass Tuba, the C and the B-flat. The B-flat is used by students and amateurs, while the C is the instrument of choice for professionals. To the bandestrator there should be no distinction between the two. The sound and range will be identical. Continue reading “Contrabass Tuba”