The Miraphone M5050 Ambassador Series Professional Compensating Euphonium was developed in cooperation with famed euphonium artist Demondre Thurman. This euphonium features a 4 compensating valve design with a traditional 3 Top and 1 Side action valve set. The M5050 features a specially designed heavyweight receiver to focus the sound and a gold brass mouthpipe for better note slotting. The Miraphone M5050 Ambassador Series Compensating Euphonium includes a case and large shank mouthpiece and is available in silver finish in a standard design (M5050) or with a main tuning slide trigger and guard (M5050T).
This euphonium looks as good as it plays. By adding gold accents to the valves and slides, Yamaha has created an instrument that is just beautiful. Add to this the developmental aspect with many of the world's finest soloists contriubuting and you have a sound to match the view.
The Besson BE967 Euphonium has a 12" diameter bell, giving excellent projection. A receiver connected by only a brace as opposed to being completely soldered to the bell allows for free vibration and enhanced tone. Its patented spring damper set creates quieter valve action.