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YBB-105WC Yamaha Standard Tuba

Smaller size makes this the ideal tuba for beginning players.

The YBB-105 is an excellent choice for younger players, or when budget is a strong consideration. It is lighter weight than more advanced models making it easier to hold and play, but still features a big full sound, and easy response.


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Precision brace design and placement
The design and placement of the braces ensures maximum durability as well as optimum tone.

Bore size
The .661" bore of the YBB-105 achieves the ideal balance between easy response and solid, authoritative sound.

Bell flare
The specially designed bell flare delivers outstanding projection with warm, rich tone.

Leadpipe taper
Faultless intonation and well-centered notes are the result of the extended taper on the leadpipe.

Specification

Level Standard Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 3/4
Bore M: 0.661"
Bell Diameter 14 3/8" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, top action
Case BBC-27
Features Large shank mouthpiece reciever; 1st valve thumbhookOptions 

 

 

$6,285.00 $4,273.00

YBB-201WC Yamaha Standard Tuba

Versatile in any performance situation and built to last, this full-size tuba is ideal for the beginning student.

The YBB-201 is an excellent alternative when budget is a strong consideration. It offers a large "pro-sized" bell and features a rich strong sound. It is easy to play and has accurate intonation.


Features

Hand-lapped pistons
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Intonation
The excellent intonation of the YBB-201 helps to foster a feel for correct pitch in beginning players.

Response
The responsiveness of the YBB-201 assists beginning players in learning the phrasing of the tuba.

Specifications

Level Standard Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bell Diameter 17 1/2" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece 67
Pistons/ Valves (3) Nickel-plated, Top action
Case BBC-32
$1,087.00 $7,012.00

YBB-641 Yamaha Professional Tuba

Comfort and durability compliment the smooth action of this professional tuba.

The 641 professional BBb tuba features a rotary valve configuration for a traditional Teutonic sound with the kind of precise intonation and easy playability only made possible by modern engineering expertise. It is characterized by a warm dark sound with an abundance of tonal colors.


Features

Hand-lapped rotary valves
Hand-lapping is a time-consuming finishing process which results in superior valve fit for noiseless, responsive action and easy tone changes.

Hand-lapped slides
Hand-lapping achieves the perfect balance between airtightness and smooth action.

Nickel-silver spatula keys
Carefully positioned nickel-silver spatula keys are strong and are capable of comfortable fast fingering.

Ball joints for rotary valve levers
The Yamaha-developed ball joints for the rotary valve levers are durable, yet achieve silent operation and light action.

Leadpipe
The long leadpipe contributes to a beautiful, dark, smooth tone which blends well with other instruments.

Tuning slide position
The careful positioning of the tuning slide makes it easier to adjust the slides while playing.

Specifications

Level Professional Tuba
Key of BBb
Size 4/4
Bell Diameter 16 1/2" upright bell
Leadpipe Gold Brass
Body/Bell Material Yellow Brass
Finish Clear Epoxy Lacquer
Mouthpiece YAC BB67C4
Valves 4 Rotary Valves
Case BBC-62
$15,746.00 $10,966.00