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euphonium in Bb


Name of Instrument: euphonium in Bb

Maker / Brand: J. W. York & Sons

Stearns Catalog #: 2517

Country of Origin: USA

Region of Origin: North America

Instrument Category: Aerophone

Date of Fabrication: 20th C.

Location: AER E 3

Description: This Euphonium in B Flat (or, as Ron Berndt's research in 2012 suggests: Tuba in C) has a stereo bell that protrudes forward; it was used to amplify sound for early recordings.

The York Brass Collection