Classical trombones

Alto trombone
after Crone

In standard version

After Johann August Crone, Leipzig 1780
Original: Museum of Riga’s History and Navigation
The Crone is a late classical/early romantic alto trombone. Although dated earlier, the bore size of the Crone trombone is already significantly wider than that of the Schmied; the instrument makers in Leipzig are considered to have been more advanced in developments at the time.

  • Key in Eb (440 Hz or 430 Hz)
  • Bore: 10.5 mm
  • Bell diameter: 123.5 mm

Alto trombone
after Schmied

In standard version

After Johann Joseph Schmied, Pfaffendorf 1785
Original: Historical Museum, Basel

  • Key in Eb (440 Hz or 430 Hz)
  • Bore: 10.2 mm
  • Bell diameter: 114 mm

Tenor trombone
after Schmied

In standard version

After Johann Joseph Schmied, Pfaffendorf 1778
Original: Private Collection, Basel

  • Key in Bb (440 Hz or 430 Hz)
  • Bore: 11.7 mm
  • Bell diameter: 135 mm

Bass trombone in Bb
after Schmied

In standard version

After Johann Joseph Schmied, Pfaffendorf 1785
Derived from the bass trombone in F

  • Key in Bb (440 Hz or 430 Hz)
  • Bore: 12.0 mm
  • Bell diameter: 159 mm

Bass trombone in F
after Schmied

In standard version

After Johann Joseph Schmied, Pfaffendorf 1785
Original: Historical Museum, Basel

  • Key in F (440 Hz or 430 Hz)
  • Bore: 12.0 mm
  • Bell diameter: 159 mm
  • The handle is equipped with a hinge joint.
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