Bass tuba 2/2 - Brass orchestra - Philipp Dangas

Bass tuba 2/2 - Brass orchestra [chord combinations]

General information on chord combinations with the bass tuba

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The bass tuba can be seen as the continuation of the horn sound after the deep one. Because of this, special attention should be paid to It's and rich in substance. The ratio should be at least 4:1. Example: the p [Italian: piano = "quiet"] of the bass tuba corresponds to the mf [Italian: mezzoforte = "moderately loud"] of the horn.

The addition of the trombone trio in the lower range makes the dynamic adjustment absolutely necessary. Unfulfillable demands for the bass tuba are purely trombone tasks. On the other hand, the bass tuba is very effective as the bass foundation in the chords.

Example for chord combinations [ Contrabass tuba - Bass tuba - Trombones ]

The following example shows the bass tuba as a bass voice. It sounds parallel to voice, which has Their sound affects the realization of musical representation in the prelude to "Siegfried". A work by

Downloads for the [ chord combinations: Contrabass tuba - Bass tuba - Trombones ]

Music by Richard Wagner
Sound file for the score „Siegfried“ 
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PDF file for the score „Siegfried“ 
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Note on the score with an example on the [chord combinations]

A graphic with an extract from the score follows. Excerpt from "Siegfried". Composition by Richard Wagner. An example of the [chord combinations] of the contrabass tuba, bass tuba and trombones. The graphic can also be enlarged. It is Link-Sensitive [Clickable].

1/2.Example of the octave combinations with the bass tuba