Schilke Standard Large Shank Trombone Mouthpiece in Silver

  • Item # 0002397
  • Model # 55 51
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For over a generation the standard Schilke trombone mouthpiece models have been accepted as the top choice for the serious trombone or euphonium player. These classic models feature comfortable rim pr… Learn More

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Features

  • Available sizes: 44E4, 46, 46D, 47, 47C4, 50, 50C4, 51B, 51, 51C4, 51D, 52, 52D, 52E2, 53, 57, 58, 59, 60
  • Model number: The model number references 4 areas—Cup Diameter, Cup Volume, Rim Contour, and Backbore
  • Cup Diameter: Smallest numbers are the smallest diameter; diameter sizes increases as the number increases
  • Cup Volume: A—Small, shallow; B—Medium Small; C—Standard, medium; D—Medium Large; E—Large
  • Rim Contour: 1—Roundest; 2—Semi-Round; 3—Standard; 4—Semi-Flat; 5—Flattest
  • Backbore: a—Tight; b—Straight, slightly more open; c—Standard; d—Medium-Large, slightly curved out; e—Large;
  • Finish: Silver plate

Technical Specification

Schilke Standard Large Shank Trombone Mouthpiece in Silver

  • 44E4: 24.28mm, .956 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. A small cup diameter, this mouthpiece offers a very deep E cup and semi-flat number 4 rim.
  • 46: 24.54mm, .966 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. The semi-flat rim has a high point close to the center of the mouthpiece which allows for a great deal of flexibility. Ideally suited for the beginner trombone player.
  • 46D: 24.76mm, .975 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. The cup diameter and volume is slightly larger than the 46, producing a full, resonant tone. Also recommended for the younger baritone/euphonium player.
  • 47: 24.99mm, .984 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. For both professionals and students alike, this outstanding mouthpiece combines good response with superior tone quality and intonation.
  • 47C4: 25.10mm, .988 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. For both professionals and students alike, this outstanding mouthpiece combines good response with superior tone quality and intonation. Like the model 47 but with a slightly wider, semi-flat number 4 rim.
  • 50: 25.40mm, 1.00 inch cup diameter; 17/64 throat. Particularly adapted to the medium and large-bore tenor trombones. This Schilke standard model make this a fine all-around mouthpiece.
  • 50C4: 25.40mm, 1.00 inch cup diameter; F throat. The medium-deep cup and medium-wide rim make this mouthpiece an outstanding choice for medium and large-bore tenor trombones, combining a rich, full sound with a high level of efficiency and playability.
  • 51B: 25.63mm, 1.010 inch cup diameter; F throat. This mouthpiece incorporates a large diameter with a medium-small B cup and small throat.
  • 51: 25.63mm, 1.010 inch cup diameter; J throat. A large bowl shaped cup producing a rich tone quality. Ideally suited for large bore tenor and orchestral performers.
  • 51C4: 25.63mm, 1.010 inch cup diameter; J throat. A large bowl shaped cup producing a rich tone quality. Ideally suited for large bore tenor and orchestral performers. Similar to the model 51, with a slightly shallower cup and semi-flat number 4 rim.
  • 51D: 25.55mm, 1.005 inch cup diameter; J throat. One of the most popular Schilke models, this mouthpiece offers a very large D cup and is excellent for the strong player. It is particularly suited for the Euphonium, producing a full dark tone.
  • 52: 25.78mm, 1.015 inch cup diameter; 17/64 throat. Slightly larger diameter than the model 51, this mouthpiece produces a slightly broader sound.
  • 52D: 25.78mm, 1.015 inch cup diameter; ¼ throat. Like the model 51D, the large D cup makes this mouthpiece ideal for symphonic trombone playing. Also a good choice for the Euphonium player requiring a larger diameter mouthpiece.
  • 52E2: 25.91mm, 1.020 inch cup diameter; J throat. With its extremely deep E cup and narrower, rounder number 2 rim, this mouthpiece an ideal symphonic choice for the robust player. Also a good choice for Euphonium player requiring more cup volume than the 52D.
  • 53: 26.24mm, 1.033 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. This combination of large cup diameter and bowl shape is widely favored by those who desire a rich full sound.
  • 57: 26.52mm, 1.044 inch cup diameter; 15/64 throat. This model is an excellent choice for those who play tenor and bass trombone.
  • 58: 27.68mm, 1.090 inch cup diameter; 19/64 throat. A highly recommended mouthpiece for those who double on tenor and bass, and the full-time bass trombonist, combining both good intonation with great lower and upper registers.
  • 59: 28.52mm, 1.123 inch cup diameter; 19/64 throat. An outstanding mouthpiece for the full-time bass trombonist, combining great intonation with excellent lower and upper registers.
  • 60: 29.03mm, 1.143 inch cup diameter; 5/16 throat. The largest Schilke bass mouthpiece offering a full body of sound for the experienced player.