Tuba Clarion English
Octave Tuba English

An Tuba pitched an octave higher than normal. The name Tuba Clarion has also been used as a synonym for Clarion Horn. See Clarion.

Variants

Harmonic Tuba Clarion

Examples

Osiris contains about 50 examples of Tuba Clarion, all at 4' pitch, of which the earliest are listed below. Only one example of Octave Tuba is known.

Tuba Clarion 4', Solo; Royal Albert Hall, London, England; Willis 1872.

Tuba Clarion 4', Solo; Town Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Hill 1886-90.

Octave Tuba 4', Solo; Matropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool, England; Walker 1967.

Bibliography

Audsley[1]: Tuba Clarion. Audsley[2]: I.XIII Tuba Clarion. Bonavia-Hunt[1]: Tuba; Tuba Clarion. Irwin[1]: Tuba Clarion. Skinner[1]: XII Tuba Clarion. Strony[1]: Tuba Horn. Sumner[1]: Tuba Clarion. Wedgwood[1]: Clarion; Tuba Clarion.
 
Original site compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.
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