The modern bass trombone is pitched in Bb, like it's tenor relative. However, the instrument's bell and bore are larger to accommodate its lower range. In addition to an F valve, many bass trombones also have a second valve, pitched in either Gb(D) or G(Eb).
Portal offers sections on bass and contra-bass trombones, technology, and mouthpieces, with links to dozens of manufacturers offering pictures, specifications, and estimated prices for each model. Maintained by Frank Möwes of Nürnberg, Germany.
Bass Trombone Pictures
About two dozen photos show details of Torbjörn Lundberg's horns including less common instruments such as the Greenhoe-Bach 42G/50 lt slide.
Getzen Bass Trombones
Getzen Company, located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, describes models in their Eterna model line.
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