Re: Old Conn tuba

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Posted by a shot in the dark on June 29, 1999 at 10:37:29:

In Reply to: Old Conn tuba posted by Ralph W. Taylor on June 29, 1999 at 10:26:57:

>>When I play the open tone (I assume to be an E flat it comes out as an E natural. I
>>have pulled the tuning slide all the way out - still sharp! This is a lovely
>>old instrument in really good shape but I can't playin the community band if I
>>can't get it in tune. Any help or comments are welcome. Thanks

Is it possible that it's a BBb horn and the open you're playing is supposed to be an F? try pushing the slide back in and see if you get an F.

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