September 2023: We have 3 Miraphone 186 4V BBb tubas on the way along with hard cases and gig bags. I one has the optional second slide trigger for the left and and a loose first slide with cord stop. Pre-order from the drop-down menu.
The Miraphone 186 is the epitome of BBb tubas and is the first choice of fine concert bands everywhere. Known throughout the world for its resounding tone and precise intonation, the 186 4/4 size has long been the standard of comparison for other BBb tubas and is the bestselling all-around model among rotary valve tubas. Well centered tone, stable, good projection, fast response are its characteristics.
.772" large bore, 17.7" bell, 40" height
Standard model is 4 valves, yellow brass body, nickel garland around bell rim. Options include 5 valves, gold brass body or silver plate finish. Includes mouthpiece. Gig bag or hard case is optional.
You can see case options in the drop down menu.
Includes lyre holder, strap rings, pitch is A440 for US bands and orchestras.