What is a good price for a used trombone?

You can generally find used alto trombones at around $1,000 – $3,000 considering they are in good to excellent conditions. Regarding tenor trombones, you can expect to pay around $300-$1,300. Expect to spend between $1,000 – $3,000 for used trigger trombones, including F Attachment trombones.

How much does a contrabass trombone weigh?

How Much Does A Contrabass Trombone Weigh?

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 2 × 2 in
Model Cimbasso Light, MCFL

How big is a contrabass trombone?

10 inches
The contrabass trombone bell diameter is 10 inches, and bass trombones typically have bell diameters between 9.5 inches (as shown here) and 10.5 inches. Whereas higher-pitched trombones have two legs to the slide, the BB-flat contrabass trombone has four, arranged like a double slide.

What is the highest note a bass trombone can play?

Trumpet family: cylindrical and conical
Alto Trombone A2-G5
Trombone (Tenor Trombone) Trombone (no valve, straight) E2-F5
Bass Trombone Bb1-Bb4

Why are trombones so expensive?

Brass instruments are expensive because they require many metal materials, skill, and testing to ensure that they are of high quality. The quality of the brand name will increase the price of a brass instrument, extending it upwards of $1,500.

What key is contrabass trombone in?

The modern contrabass design based on a 1921 patent by Ernst Dehmel is pitched in 12′ F below the tenor or bass trombone, with two valves to lower the pitch further and extend the range to fill gaps between fundamental (pedal) and partial tones. There is less commonly an even lower 18′ BB♭ form with a doubled slide.

How big is a soprano trombone?

The bell size is typically that of a trumpet, and the bore size is much smaller, between 0.450 and 0.470 inches.

Is bass trombone a transposing?

Notation in the tenor and bass clefs, no transposition. All three trombone parts are usually written in tenor clef for the upper register and in bass clef for the lower. Although the bass trombone is tuned to Bb/F, music written for it does not take this into account: the sound is as written.

What is considered a good range on trombone?

RANGE: The trombone has a normal chromatic range of E2 below the bass clef to B flat4 above middle C. Experienced performers are able to extend the upper range, often to F5 (or higher).

What key are euphoniums in?

Usually, sheet music for brass instruments is written in the same key as the instrument itself. For the euphonium and tuba, however, music is written in the key of C, despite the instruments being in the key of B♭. This is based on orchestral conventions.