Warren Deck 6/4!
This massive instrument is designed to combine features of great old American tubas with modern standards of intonation and consistent construction. At home in the largest professional orchestras, this instrument displays amazing agility and ease of performance. This tuba is intended for the most serious orchestral musicians. The piston valves (Big Valves) feature oversized valve buttons for ease of use and the highest quality piston valves on the market today. Designed in cooperation with Warren Deck of the New York Philharmonic, this instrument was officially released in March 1992.
After years of design work and testing, Meinl Weston is proud to present its line of professional CC Tubas
Each instrument is engineered to fulfill specific needs of the modern tubist while maintaining a dense, rich characteristic sound which has long been associated with the Meinl Weston instruments. In order to produce a line of instruments particularly suited to the American market, each instrument was designed in close cooperation with many professional tubists. All instruments feature ergonomic design making these instruments particularly comfortable and easy to play. Main tuning slides are vertical pull and valve slides are arranged for easy access.
2165 6/4 Professional CC Tuba Specifications:
- Case: Sold separately
Valves: 4 piston (large valve) and thumb activated 5th rotor
Bore: .748" - .787", 5th valve .807"
Bell: 19.69" Heavyweight lacquered yellow brass