Posted by WHY on May 23, 2002 at 15:16:13:
As Tuba players (sorry musicians) we have the job of providing the low end for the ensemble. I believe that the lower the horn can go the better to serve this purpose, so why would anyone want to play an Eb or F tuba? BBb and CC at, at least a 4/4 size is better suited for this job. So then why?