Re: Contra with two valves

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Posted by LtDan on June 22, 1999 at 22:05:52:

In Reply to: Contra with two valves posted by Mike on June 22, 1999 at 21:28:11:

Are you trying to play it with "concert" pitch in mind, or the bugle "C" overtone series in mind? Even though the instrument is pitched in G, the low G is called a C. All the bugle family is like this, presumably for ease of use for trumpet/horn/TCeuphonium players. Also, for C tuba players the system fits _almost_ well when the music is written in bass clef.

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