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  • 1. Tu•ba
    Colin P. Hildenbrand
  • 2. History
    Where did the need for the tuba come from?
    16th century presents the modern day orchestra
    Orchestral voicing
    Bass voice
    Basses
    Cellos
  • 3. History
    Serpent
    Ophicleide
    -Trombone mouthpiece
    -Serpent with keys!
    -Three finger holes
    later replaced with keys
    -Improved sound & intonation
    -both the serpent and ophicleide were only capable of notes sounding as low as
    A1 or Bb1
  • 4. History
    William Wiepricht
    -Filed the first known patent for the tuba in 1835
    -5 valves
    -keyed in BBb or EEb
  • 5. Adaptation
    -Middle 19th century
    -Tuba established in orchestra as bass
    wind instrument
    -Was only suitable for certain settings
    -1845 The helicon was introduced
    -Sousaphone
    •Ted Pounder
    •J.P. Sousa Marine Band
  • 6. Three to six valves
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  • 7. Keyed in Eb Bb F & C
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    Range-1.5 octaves below lowest note on piano-Eb4
  • 8.
  • 9. Music
    •Universal instrument
    •Still an essential member of orchestras and marching bands
    •Hip hop
    •Jazz
    •Funk
    •Polka
    •Rock