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Posted by Aaron Eichelberger on June 22, 1999 at 11:39:42:

In Reply to: Re: RANGE OF A TUBA (HELP)!!! posted by Joseph Felton on June 22, 1999 at 09:07:49:

Good grief! 3 octaves above middle C on the tuba!!! With a tuba mouthpiece? I know a few (GOOD) trumpet players who can't play that note! I don't think I've ever even played the C which is one octave above middle C (I've hit the Bb just below it a few times) on my tuba and I thought I had a pretty decent high range. Wow! Assuming you can play down to the pedal tones, that implies that you can play 7 different octaves of a C. Sheesh.

Oh well, guess I oughtta keep practicing...


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