Posted by mike on December 25, 2003 at 13:09:35:
In Reply to: Opera/tuba question posted by opera on December 24, 2003 at 19:38:46:
Depends on your conductor. They may insist on a bass bone covering the "trombone basso" part, but some directors (mine last summer, for instance) was OK with using tuba for the part. Others will want to honor the composer's intentions (whatever THAT was).