Each Artisan Piccolo trumpet is made with a one-piece hand-hammered yellow brass bell with a flat rim and special acoustic treatment resulting in a beautiful Bach Stradivarius sound with a focused core and a broader range of color. The AP190S comes with a set of 4 mouthpipes with both trumpet and cornet shank mouthpiece receivers in A and Bb. The two-piece valve construction with nickel balusters and brass casings harkens back to the construction techniques used by Vincent Bach when making classic Bach trumpets in New York City and Mount Vernon, New York. Four Monel pistons along with two sets of brass and plastic valve guides offer the player a choice in response and feel. The enhanced radius ferrules, sculpted bracing, and artistic engraving are all key contributors to the unique response while providing an unparalleled elegance in appearance. The silver-plate finish provides a controlled brilliance to the overall sound These features combined with a .450" bore result in a beautiful and focused sound with superb intonation. Whether playing the Brandenburg concerto or soaring over an orchestra, the AP190S piccolo trumpet is the perfect choice.
Key of A/Bb
4” diameter one-piece hand-hammered long yellow brass bell with flat rim
Special acoustic bell treatment
Enhanced radius ferrules
4 Monel pistons
2 sets of valve guides - brass/plastic
Set of 4 mouthpipes includes both trumpet and cornet shank mouthpiece receivers
3rd slide ring
C190P deluxe case
Bach cornets trace their history back to 1925 when master craftsman Vincent Bach introduced the first Bach Stradivarius long model professional cornet. The legendary American jazz cornetist Leon Bismark “Bix” Beiderbecke was the proud owner of cornet serial number 616 built on February 17th, 1927. The more traditional short model cornet was introduced in 1927. Today, Vincent Bach offers a line of USA-made student cornets and professional cornets. Each Bach cornet is handcrafted using the highest quality materials found here in the Midwest region of the United States. Vincent Bach professional cornet models are made is Elkhart, Indiana while a full line of Bach student cornets are made in Eastlake, Ohio. Each handcrafted Bach cornet offers the highest degree of durability, unparalleled performance, and a signature Bach sound.
No other brand evokes more passion, loyalty, and respect than Bach Stradivarius. Exceptional tonal color, balanced response, and superb projection are the hallmarks of designs by Vincent Bach. Carrying on the legacy and true to the vision of the master craftsman, the makers of today's Bach Stradivarius proudly introduce the Artisan Collection. Skillfully handcrafted, Artisan culminates in a unique blend of classic design, elegant styling, and the signature Bach sound. Whether a passionate enthusiast or performing artist, experience The Artisan Collection and discover the Artisan within.
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