Denis Wick DW2186 Heritage Series Tuba Mouthpiece in Silver

  • Item # 0076327
  • Model # DW2186-3L

The DW2186 Heritage Series tuba mouthpieces feature a deep, V-type funnel shaped Helleberg style cup combined with added mass near the throat and backbore provides a rich, even and focused sound. The… Learn More

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And old idea made new again.

The DW2186 Heritage Series tuba mouthpieces feature a deep, V-type funnel shaped Helleberg style cup combined with added mass near the throat and backbore provides a rich, even and focused sound. The upper walls and rim are thinned to compensate for the added mass. The result is easier articulation in the upper register with a colorful tonal response. From solo literature to large ensemble performance, the Heritage tuba mouthpieces meet the requirements of every musical style. Upgrade your performance. Order today.

Features

  • Available sizes: 1L, 1XL, 2.5CC, 2L, 2SL, 2XL, 3L, 3SL, 3XL, 4L, 5L
  • Model Number: L models fit modern style mouthpiece receivers, especially German made tubas. 2.5CC mouthpiece is designed for use on European shank BBb and CC tubas.
  • Finish: Silver plate

Technical Specification

Denis Wick DW2186 Heritage Series Tuba Mouthpiece in Silver

  • 1L: 32.5mm cup diameter; 8.43mm throat. Especially for large tubas. Enormous volume and range; needs strong embouchure.
  • 1XL: 32.5mm cup diameter; 8.43mm throat. Wider, rounded rim for large tubas. Great volume and range.
  • 2.5CC: 32mm cup diameter; 8.6mm throat. Medium-large Helleberg-type mouthpiece. Great intonation on CC tubas due to careful attention to backbore design.
  • 2L: 32mm cup diameter; 8.45mm throat: Large funnel-shape Helleberg cup. Clean and clear sound in all registers
  • 2SL: 32mm cup diameter; 7.65mm throat: Funnel-shape Helleberg cup with clear sound with good projection in all registers.
  • 2XL: 32mm cup diameter; 8.45mm throat: Wider, rounded rim for player comfort during extended periods. Works well for soft, articulated passages.
  • 3L: 31.25mm cup diameter; 8.78mm throat. Deep, well-rounded cup plus huge throat and backbore for rich, organ-like tone.
  • 3SL: 31.25mm cup diameter; 7.62mm throat. Soloist model with brilliant tone and high register. Great for F tuba work.
  • 3XL: 31.25mm cup diameter; 8.78mm throat. Wide, round rim for additional player comfort. Works well for F tuba.
  • 4L: 30.5mm cup diameter; 8.27mm throat. Excellent choice for younger players. Good projection with less effort.
  • 5L: 30mm cup diameter; 7.89mm throat. Deep cup and matching backbore for compact sound. Good choice for F and Eb tubas.