Posted by Carl Kleinsteuber on February 09, 1999 at 11:17:29:
In Reply to: Re: What is the Larger Instrument posted by Bill Robison on February 08, 1999 at 18:02:03:
>All 6/4 horns currently in production use the same bell- made by meinl-weston...
Not entirely true, Bill. I know of at least one tuba model, built by Josef Monke, that uses a still larger bell: 55 cm. diameter (21.7 inches). Maybe this is a 7/4 tuba ;^)
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