Besson BE165 New Standard 4 Valve Euphonium, Clear Lacquer

£1,295.03 RRP £1,438.92 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 66248

  • Features Clear Lacquer Finish and Yellow Brass Bell
  • Comes Equipped with Case, Mouthpiece, Lyre and Care Kit
  • Suitable for Avid Euphonium Players
  • Allows Proper Technique for Easy Transition to Professional Ranges
  • Modelled After the Classic Besson of Years Past

Besson BE165 New Standard 4 Valve Euphonium, Clear Lacquer

Details

The Besson BE165 New Standard Euphonium features a professional clear lacquered finish and an 11" yellow brass bell. In addition to its standard fittings the BE165 also comes with a removable water catcher and fourth valve. This model is a great choice for beginners and avid musicians alike. The new standard euphoniums are free blowing with even response, valve action and an ease of tone production. This euphonium is durable and hardwearing, but incredibly responsive. Providing a quality instrument for the student performer, this euphonium produces a rich full sound with good intonation. As well as this, the models are comfortable for both mouth and fingers. Fitted with a three and one valve system, these models encourage players to adopt proper technique in order to transition easily to professional Besson ranges.

Product Ref: 66248

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Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
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No settlement fee
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The Reference for Brass Bands

Besson is the brand name most associated with brass band communities. The commitment towards their research and development is demonstrated through the constant improvement of existing models, to better cope with the ever-changing demands and styles of the modern day composer and performer.

New Standard Euphonium

The New Standard Euphonium has been specifically designed for avid Euphonium players. This model is a great transition tool to either the Sovereign or Prestige range, while the valve system helps younger players to learn proper technique.

Yellow Brass Bell

Yellow Brass is commonly used as the base metal for brass instruments. A standard mix of 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc helps to provide a focused sound with a solid core, produced with very little resistance.

Design

The New Standard Euphonium has many qualities which suit developing players, including ease of tone production, free blowing, even response, smooth valve action and comfortable embouchure and finger placement.

Everything You Need

The New Standard Euphonium comes with everything you need to get started straight out of the box, so waste no time and get practising as soon as your package arrives. Included in this pack is a case - ideal for travelling players, as well as a mouthpiece, lyre and care kit.

Specifications

  • Key Of: Bb
  • Bell Diameter: 11"
  • Bell Finish: Yellow Brass
  • Bore Size: .580"
  • Waterkeys: 2
  • Valves: 4
  • Finish: Clear Lacquer
  • Accessories: Case, Lyre, Care Kit and Mouthpiece