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Besson Sovereign Bb Euphonium BE968

SKU: BE968O'Malley Musical Instruments
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Product Description

The Besson Sovereign Bb eup has a lively response, golden tone and wonderful valve action. They are known and trusted by band players all over the world. The Besson BE-968-2-0 is finished in bright silverplate.

The Besson Sovereign Bb eup are slightly lighter in weight than the Prestige models, providing a very open and free-blowing feel with an immediacy of response that appeals to many musicians.

All the Sovereign models are large bore four-valve compensating instruments. The 11" bells on the Besson 968 models are slightly smaller than their 967 counterparts. Sovereign euphoniums have a facility and versatility that make them highly sought-after euphoniums, and like all the Besson brass range, have benefited greatly from developments in valve technology since production commenced in Germany.

  • Key: Bb
  • bore: .590" ( 14,98 mm )
  • Bell: hand-made in yellow brass
  • bell: 11" ( 279 mm )
  • Valves: 4 compensating valves ( 3+1 )
  • Waterkeys: 3
  • Removable block gutter included
  • Finishes: clear lacquer or bright silverplate