bach baritone mouthpiece should i try one ?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Forest Gump, Oct 31, 2006.

  1. i was thinking of trying a bach mouthpiece on my baritone, at the moment i'm playing a dennis wick 6bs but fancy a change. what size should i go for and has anybody got a secondhand one for sale
  2. Lauradoll

    Lauradoll Active Member

    Why do you want to change though?
  3. i played bach mouthpieces on other instruments and i prefered them
  4. barrytone

    barrytone Member

    Baritone mouthpieces

    I play a Wick, to be exact it's a baritone mouthpiece, an SM6, think they're designed by Steven Mead? Best mouthpiece I have ever used, good for upper register and helps give me a very full and rich tone. Depends what your individual needs are, what suits me, may not suit you. I can easily sustain using this mouthpiece but have spoken to others who say it's just too big for them to be able to do the same.

    Ask your teacher, he/she should be able to advise, or your MD at band?
  5. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    I've moved this thread here so it will attract more attention!
  6. Baritonedeaf

    Baritonedeaf Member

    Birmingham, West Midlands
    I play Baritone and moved onto a Vincent Bach 6.1/5 AL many years ago - i would not use anything else... The range and sound are terrific and i find it easy to create a horn, euph, trom or Baritone sound as appropriate....

    Give one a try - it is what i would recommend. I used to use a 6BS (Forerunner to the SM6)
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