Flugelhorn

A unique mouthpiece For musicians of all levels

The flugelhorn  has conical bore that’s made it one of the saxhorn family.

It can be called soprano saxhorn.

Available in 24K gold plated, silver plated or raw brass.

2 blanks available

  • Classical
  • Short shank
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Differents shanks according to the manufacturer

The different types of cones

Even if the instrument makers adopted a common standard for the receiver, the diameter and the conicity of the receiver vary from one manufacturer to another for the flugelhorn.

There exist 4 principal cone types of hafting:

  • The Couesnon Flugelhorn mouthpiece shank (cylindrical)
    Engraved : « French Shank »
  • The standard Flugelhorn mouthpiece shank (large Morse taper)
    Engraved: « LARGE TAPER »
    Adopted by Yamaha, Getzen, Benge, Blessing, Holton, Callet, Zeus and others American manufacturers.
  • The Bach Flugelhorn mouthpiece shank (small Morse taper)
    Engraved: « SMALL TAPER »
    Adopted by Bach, Courtois, Selmer, Besson, new Couesnon, Leblanc and others European manufacturers.
  • Trumpet shanked Flugelhorn (exceedingly rare)
    Engraved: « Trumpet Shank »
  • “French” shank available only at the workshop. The diameter of the receiver can vary from the manufacturer, the receiver can wear out, So I must be in the presence of your flugelhorn for a perfect fit.

Good to know

The Medium Flugelhorn mouthpiece shank (medium Morse taper)
Adaptable on all modern flugelhorn, a shank half away between “Standard” & “Bach” shank

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ALPHA
163α Deph : 12.3mm | Throat : #19
Small V cup, easy to play
165α Deph : 13.7 | Throat : #17
Jazz Flugelhorn piece, round sound, good articulation & projection, also suited for 1st parts in wind band, medium deep cup
170α Deph : 17.3 | Throat : #13
Very dark sound, but still with core, precise articulation & projection, very deep cup
Signature
Erik Truffaz
V cup shape. Trumpet mouthpiece on Flugelhorn blank. Throat #25
Stephane Belmondo
A Bach 1-1/2 more comfortable with more U shaped cup. Throat#19
TONE RING throat #17
161TR
A sweet and gentle sound with delicate and precise articulation, easy to play
165TR
Big sound, mostly low and mid frequencies
169TR
The most vouminous cup we ever draw. For a full sound