Posted by Nathan on December 09, 1998 at 22:12:22:
In Reply to: Re: Mirafone Eb vs Besson Eb posted by Larry Lilley on December 09, 1998 at 21:44:23:
I would have to agree. The E flat is brighter than the Bb, however most people prefer the F tuba or E flat tuba for quintet playing, because the Bb is usually too heavy of a sound. I guess that it is the preference of the quintet, but all ( or most ) of the professionals use a F.