Posted by Frederick J. Young on April 11, 2002 at 16:30:04:
In Reply to: Re: Old Obscure Tuba posted by Chuck(G) on April 10, 2002 at 17:04:22:
Alexander makes a compensating double only whilst Gronitz makes a full double. That eliminates the stuffiness in the low key side. That is why most hornists use full rather than compensating double horns. Also Gronitz has been making double tubas for more than 50 years.