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Re: tubas - waste of space

This message was contributed by SHS Tubamaster on 3/6/03.
It was in reply to this message: tubas - waste of space
posted by John R Lock on 23/2/03.

I am a tuba player, and I must say that there is no "bottom" to a quintet without a tuba, regardless of how much space it takes up. Bass trombone just sounds like a trombone, and that is not typically the sound one desires in brass quintet if one wants a base to the ensemble.

SHS"new poster here, but tubas have their place in brass ensembles"Tubamaster

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