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Bach - Classic Series Cornet Mouthpieces


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For a guide to Bach's mouthpieces, click here to view their mouthpiece manual.

Vincent Bach was a rare combination of artist and engineer. He was constantly changing his mouthpiece designs until the mid 1960’s when they became more standardized.

The formalization of the 27 throat and backbore to cup letter (A=24, B=7, C= 10, etc.) created a standard for the mouthpiece making that is still used today. These standards are known today as the Classic Series.


Models available
(Note: We have listed only the common models. Please contact us if you would like to get a model that is not listed here.)

 Model Cup
Depth
Cup
Dia.
(mm)
Rim
Shape
Description
1B Medium deep
17
Medium
wide
Large cup for players with a robust embouchure. deep Produces a warm tone with great volume.
1C Medium
17 Medium
wide
Large diameter, medium cup – good for all-around use.
1¼C Medium
17 Medium
wide
Large cup for powerful trumpeters. Compact tone of great carrying power.
1½C Medium 17 Medium
wide

Large diameter, medium cup – good for all-around use.
3C
Medium 16.3
Medium
wide
Fairly large cup, good for all-around use.
5C
Medium
16.25
Medium
wide
For players with a strong embouchure who do not like a sharp edge. The tone is lively and rich.
7C
Medium
16.2
Medium
wide
Probably the most widely used model in the world.
Its brilliant tone is preferred by school musicians and by artists.

About Bach mouthpieces

The history of Bach starts with mouthpieces. A century ago, trumpet player Vincent Bach began experimenting with designs and manufacturing processes to replace a broken mouthpiece. Soon after, Vincent Bach’s mouthpieces, and later his trumpets, set the standard for excellence.

We continue that standard today through constant innovation and dedication to the craft. In the Bach workshop, crafting a mouthpiece begins with innovative, yet classic designs and is then carved by a computer-numeric-controlled machine that shapes and cuts solid brass bars. Each step is precise within one ten-thousandth of an inch.

When selecting a Bach trumpet, cornet and fluegelhorn mouthpieces, a brass instrumentalist should choose one that allows the player to produce a solid, compact tone of large volume. A carefully selected Bach mouthpiece can help improve a player’s embouchure, attack, tonguing, and endurance.

Because no two players have the same lip or tooth formation, what is perfect for one player may be entirely unsuitable for another. Bach produces thousands of different combinations of rims, cups and backbores so that each player can find the best mouthpiece for their individual embouchure.

Visit us at Music Elements and try several genuine Bach mouthpiece models, all stamped with the Vincent Bach trademark.

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