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.

New heavy blank out on December

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

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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: « Standard Shank »
    Adopted by Yamaha, Getzen, Benge, Blessing, Holton, Callet, Zeus and others American manufacturers.
  • The Bach Flugelhorn mouthpiece shank (small Morse taper)
    Engraved: « Bach Shank »
    Adopted by Bach, Courtois, Selmer, Besson, new Couesnon, Leblanc and others European manufacturers.
  • Trumpet shanked Flugelhorn (exceedingly rare)
    Engraved: « Trumpet Shank »

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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Cup Description
165α Deph : 13.5mm | Throat : #17
Jazz Flugelhorn piece, round sound, good articulation & projection, also suited for 1st parts in wind band, medium deep cup
168α Deph : 14.5mm | Throat : #17
A 165 Alpha, on 168 size, with a more rounded and deeper cup that will give some power and darker sound, good all-round mouthpiece, deep cup
170α Deph : 17.3mm | Throat : #13
Very dark sound, but still with core, precise articulation & projection, very deep cup