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Low C Tone Hole, Key Cup, & Guard
Low C Tone Hole, Key Cup, & Guard
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24.01.2021, 04:19

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Description: Eb Tubax
Manufacturer: Benedikt Eppelsheim
Serial #: ?
Finish: Lacquer
Source: (used with permission)

The Eb Tubax was the saxophone that got Benedikt Eppelsheim recognized as an innovator in the field of woodwind instrument design.

It is a compact version of a contrabass saxophone with a narrow bore, but unlike a conventional sax, it is wrapped 4 times.

This is how Benedikt Eppelsheim describes the Eb Tubax on his website:

> Tubax Eb contrabass saxophone
> range Bb 3-F#6, sounding Db1-A 3
> additional altissimo register key to written D 7, sounding F 4
> 1 octave below the baritone saxophone
> baritone saxophone mouthpiece
> 3 automatic speaker keys
> narrow bore for less air consumption and a reasonable overall height (114 cm = 45 inches) by a completely new body design
> same fingering as any modern saxophone
Keywords: Contrabass Saxophone, Eb Tubax, Eppelsheim, German, Modern
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