Miraphone - Model 496A Hagen 4-Valve BBb Tuba (Lacquered)
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The Hagen Bb tuba series by Miraphone consists, as the name suggests, of Germanic style models in all aspects. The goal set by our designers was to attain a typical German Bb tuba sound, regardless of the actual size of the instrument.
The Hagen 496 shines with balanced intonation and excellent response in all registers and boasts flexibility and unique playability. The completely newly conceived body credits the Hagen 496 Bb tuba with an outstanding sound and makes it a multipurpose choice for symphony orchestra, wind band, as well as various larger ensembles.
- Size: 5/4 - Rotary valves
Valves - Five (Instrument weight: 11kg) - Four (Instrument weight: 10.4kg)
Body material - Gold brass with combined gold brass and nickel silver valve section - Yellow brass with nickel silver valve section
Finish - Silver plated - Lacquered
Case/gigbag - With - Without
450 mm (17.717 inch)
Valve section bore
21.2 mm (0.835 inch)
1035 mm (40.748 inch)
4 valves: 10.40 kg (22.93 lb) 5 valves: 11.0 kg (24.25 lb)
Lyre holder and strap ring
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