Besson Sovereign BE928G Bb Cornet, Silver Plated

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Product Ref: 63179

  • Features Silver Plated Finish with Gold Brass Bell
  • Includes Hard Wood-Shell Case & Maintenance Kit
  • Suitable for Avid Musicians & Professionals Alike
  • Capable of Producing Rich, Open Sounds
  • Chosen and Trusted by Many Professional Leading Brass Bands

Besson Sovereign BE928G Bb Cornet, Silver Plated


The Besson Sovereign BE928G Bb Cornet features a gold brass bell which provides a mellow tonal quality with plenty of focus. The sleek silver plated body is fitted with 1st and 3rd valve slide triggers and a shepherd's crook. The sovereign series continues to be one of the most highly regarded professional level cornets used within the brass band world today. Now, brass bands and demanding soloists can achieve the dark and full tone they desire. This model promotes Besson's high quality work and reliable fittings. The Besson BE928G cornet comes equipped with a hard wood-shell burgundy form-fitted case and maintenance kit, so you can look after your instrument for less.

Product Ref: 63179

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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.

Sovereign Cornet

The Sovereign Cornet has been used as a comparison for other high end cornets, to ensure they meet the same professional standard. This model is greatly appreciated by both avid musicians and professionals, for the rich open sound which gives every section its own distinctive tone. The Sovereign is continually improved to ensure it can serve its purpose to the best of its capabilities.

Gold Brass Bell

Gold brass is popular among orchestral players, for its ability to achieve much darker sounds than yellow brass can. This is because gold brass contains a higher amount of copper than yellow. Whilst maintaining a high level of projection gold brass manages to provide a broader, fuller tone.


A popular choice for some of the world's leading brass bands, the Besson Sovereign Cornet features a shepherd's crook, 1st and 3rd valve slide triggers, monel pistons and two lever-style waterkeys. A 4.88" hand-hammered, gold brass bell and silver plated body both finish off the impressive design.

Everything You Need

The Besson Prestige Cornet 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 hard wood-shell case. As well as this the cornet comes with a mouthpiece, lyre and care kit.


  • Shepherd's Crook
  • 1st and 3rd Valve Slide Triggers


  • Key Of: Bb
  • Bell Diameter: 4.88"
  • Bell Finish: Hand Hammered Gold Brass
  • Bore Size: .460"
  • Waterkeys: 2 Lever-Style, Forged
  • Valves: Top Sprung Hand-Lapped Monel Pistons
  • Finish: Silver Plated
  • Accessories: Hard Wood-Shell Burgundy Form-Fitted Case, Lyre, Care Kit and Mouthpiece