Egger Tenor Classical Trombone in Bb
CLASSICAL TENOR TROMBONE IN Bb
after Johann Joseph Schmied, Pfaffendorf 1778
Original: Private collection, Basel
Bore 11.7 mm, Bell diameter: 135 mm
Through a slow forming of the brass and directed use of historical production techniques, the HISTORIC trombones have sound and response qualities very similar to those of original instruments. This is the reason that HISTORIC and STANDARD instruments sound differently despite having the same dimensions, and despite the STANDARD instruments also being made partly using historical production techniques
- Instrument in brass; bell entirely hand hammered; German silver (nickel silver) inner slides, chrome plated; sleeves decorated; garland and bell stay engraved.
- Instrument in brass; bell entirely hand hammered; brass slides; all tubing except slides and sleeves made from hammered sheet metal with soldered seam according to historical examples; sleeves, garland and bell stay decorated; the instrument is burnished by hand according to historical methods before it is polished.