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Getzen 3916 Piccolo
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100% of reviewers $1,000.00 9.0

 

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After years of success in the Eterna Series line, the 916 Piccolo Trumpet has been upgraded and moved into the Getzen Custom Series. This new and improved 3916 Piccolo Trumpet maintains the same great quality of the 916 model with several upgraded and enhanced features. In addition to an all new, 4" copper bell, the 3916 also offers a redesigned mouthpipe and tuning bit configuration. This design change includes a switch to standard trumpet shank tuning bits as well as a completely new mouthpipe tube. Perhaps the biggest improvement is the totally redesigned 3916 valve section. While the same dedication to piston action and durability that Getzen is known for has stayed the same, the overall layout and configuration has changed to ensure a freer blowing instrument that offers excellent intonation. Add this to the fact that the 3916 Piccolo Trumpet is constructed exclusively in the Getzen ProShop and you will see why it has quickly become regarded as the perfect tool for any Baroque literature or specialty music.
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Bore (inch): 0.451
Bell (inch): 4.000
Bell Type: 1 Piece
Bell Mtl.: Copper
Valves: 4
Website: http://www.getzen.com/
Keywords: getzen 3916 piccolo
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Review Date: 10/6/2004 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $1,000.00 | Rating: 9 

 
Pros: Rich, warm sound due to the copper bell. Fast valves and very responsive.
Cons: Goes sharp above high D. Still managable though.

 
I've had this horn for about a year now and it is a beautiful sounding instrument. It blends well with the orchestra but also has alot of "edge" when you want it to. The copper bell produces a very warm tone. The valves are pure Getzen all around. Fast. Light. Smooth. All in all, a pleasure to play. It would be nice if there were some way to adjust the third valve slide rather than the 4th but, oh well...
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