Instruments

Bb-Trumpets

 

Professional Basic

T 043/B

Bb Trumpet „Professional Basic“

The brand new Professional Basic is a true Ricco Kühn Professional. In contrast to its predecessor model, the T 033 Bb, the Basic has high precision bronze valves as well as the other Professional models.

Every part of the Professional Basic is designed for optimum compatibility and simply works for nearly all sorts of music.

The leadpipe of the Professional Basic is not changeable.

Choose between two bell sizes, 130mm and 140mm.

You can use all tuning slides of the Professional Series.

 

 

Technical data

  • bronze valves
  • bells: gold brass, 130mm or 140mm
  • 2 water keys
  • Trigger on 3rd slide
 
 

Professional

T 053/Bb

"German Music Instrument Award” 2010 and 2015

Bb trumpet “Professional”

The T 053 Bb “Professional” is the best selling Ricco Kühn Bb- trumpet since many years. This model has been improved constantly too. The “Professional” is a trumpet, which covers a big range of preferences in resistance and sound. For individual tuning different main slides and leadpipes are available additionally.

Technical data

  • 3 bell versions (gold brass 140mm recommended)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • bronze valves
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide

 
 

Custom

T 053/BX

Bb trumpet “Custom” 

In the same way the demands made on a modern rotary trumpet are many and varied, Ricco Kühn „Custom” models are adjustable to comply with the desire of individual musicians. Additional variant forms of bells and a well considered selection of handmade main tuning slides alongside of three different valve sections to offer significantly more scope in terms of resistance and sound.

Particularly impressive is the lively sound of the “Custom” trumpet with rose brass bell. From a darkly warm sound in piano, through to the powerful sound in fortissimo whilst still providing the familiar excellent intonation in all possible combinations, this model delivers space and reliability.
In lively contact with many different trumpet players is was possible to take of a lot of more suggestions and to try further versions. As the result, we can offer further versions of the “Custom” models to fulfill almost all demands in resistance and sound which are playing as perfect as our “Professional” models.
The two most popular versions are available with fixed bell as model T 053/CX. All other versions are offered as T 073/CX with exchangeable bell.

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Technical data

  • bell with small nickel silver garland (rose brass or gold brass 140mm)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • valve section nickel silver with bronze valves
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide

 

 

 
 

Exclusive

T 063/Bb

Bb trumpet “Exclusive”

The new " Exclusive" is so far the only Ricco Kühn trumpet with " round " valve passage .

Larger valve diameter and one-piece valve slides allow an almost trouble-free geometry in the valve section. Objective measures , compared with our conventional valve section can hardly recognize acoustic advantages , although the feeling when you play and the sound of the "Exclusive" is very interesting.

Die Trompete wirkt vor allem in der oberen Lage offener, Bindungen gehen weicher, genaue Artikulation erfordert jedoch etwas mehr Aufmerksamkeit.

Klanglich passt dieses Modell sehr gut für Brass- Ensembles, Blasmusik oder auch für sinfonische Besetzungen mit hellem Trompetensatz.

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Technical data

  • 2 bell sizes (gold brass 130mm recommended)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • new designed valve section
  • one piece valve slides
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide

 

 

 
 

T 073 B

T 073 Bb

„Custom“ with exchangeable bell

All parts listed below are working together with some small exceptions. The large valve section with bore size 11.2mm (0.441 in.) is recommended currently with leadpipe #B1 and #B4 only. A rose brass bell should be combined with a nickel silver valve section purely for optical reasons.

 

Technical data

- Gold brass 130mm

- Gold brass 130mm, large garland

- Gold brass 140mm

- Gold brass 140mm, small garland

- Rose brass 140mm, small garland

- Bore 11.0 to 11.17mm, bronze valves

- Bore 11.0 to 11.17mm, nickel silver with bronze valves

- Bore 11.2mm, bronze valves

- Gold brass, different diameters

- Rose brass

- Nickel silver

- #B1

- #B2

- #B3

- #B4

- 2 water keys

- 1 vienna key

- additional keys available

 

 

- Trigger on 3rd slide

- different Triggers for 1st and 3rd slide available

- polished

- silver plated

- gold plated