How much is a baritone horn?
Beginner baritones usually range in cost from $1,500 to $3,000. Intermediate, or step-up baritones usually range in cost $2,400 to $3,800 and entry level pro trombones (still largely played by advanced students) around $3,800 and up.
Is the baritone horn hard to play?
It can be tough to play the baritone for an extended time at full volume. It simply takes a lot of air to play the baritone and this can be too demanding for younger players. Kids can have a hard time producing enough air flow to make a good clean sound on the baritone.
What is the purpose of a baritone horn?
It is often used to play parts written for the similarly pitched tenor trombone or euphonium.
What is the difference between a baritone horn and a euphonium?
The main difference is the bore size. The euphonium is conical (the tubing gradually gets bigger from the mouthpiece to the bell) and the baritone is cylindrical (it maintains a consistent bore size throughout the major portion of the instrument which means it has a brighter sound).
How much do baritones weigh?
An average weight for a baritone is around 6 pounds. An average weight for a euphonium is 7 or 8 pounds. Someone will have to answer the other two. A king mellophone is about 4 pounds, but weight distribution is a big factor as well.
How much is a Yamaha baritone?
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How heavy is the baritone horn?
The average weight of the baritone also depends on the make and model. The Yamaha baritone weighs somewhere between 8 and 15 pounds. Most Yamaha baritone players report that the instrument feels the lightest compared to other brass instruments.
What is the easiest horn to play?
Trombone – the infinite A typical instrument from the brass section is the trombone. It is generally said to be the easiest instrument of the brass family.