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Bass tuba. Nominal pitch: F.

Technical description: Brass with german silver trim; 5 Berlin-type valves; valve tuning-slides only for 3rd & 5th valves; no main tuning-slide. fitting for music card holder. Valve type: 5 Berlin-type valves.

  • Date:
    Probably 3rdquarter 19thcentury
  • Maker:
    C. F. Zetsche Söhne [Family]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:858; bell 278.