Bb Trumpet With Tunable Bell
Schilke horns are some of the best responding and sounding horns on the market.
A main concern of the tuning bell instrument is that it is more fragile because of the lack of the second brace. Consequently, extra care must be taken to prevent damage to the instrument.
With a Schilke instrument one achieves the highest degree of intonation that is technically possible
Schilkes market is worldwide with the popularity of Schilke B flat and C trumpets reputedly being greater outside of the United States than in it, according to former employees. The small trumpets are the worlds standards and Schilkes reputation was built in the United States on their domination of this market.
Custom-built is not merely a name. Schilke instruments are made to order, adopted to the individual by craftsmen dedicated to produce the finest instrument.
Schilke trumpets do not include a case and mouthpiece, which can be purchased separately.
|X3||L -.463" (11.75 mm)||L 5" (127.00 mm) Yellow Brass Bell with #1 taper||This large bore model plays big and broad. The X3 allows the player to achieve a dark, rich sound with maximum projection and a balance that allows an even feel throughout the range of the instrument.|
|X4||XL -.468" (11.88 mm)||L 5" (127.00 mm) Yellow Brass Bell with #1 taper||For the player that requires a very free blow in a Bb trumpet and big feel, this is the largest instrument currently built by the Schilke Company characterized by its uniform resonance in all registers.|
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