Happy Customer

August 22, 2018

Hi Ivan,

I don't really use social media. However I gladly share my experience so far.

I have been playing Perantucci mouthpiece for a long time, and find them quite good. They are of good quality, ploduce a nice sound. The silver plating is very good, I have never experienced any problems with allergic reactions and such.

I own large variety of them for BBb and F tuba.

Recently I purchased a CC tuba and was hunting around for what some of the popular mouthpieces are for CC tubas. Your name came up, and I thought I'd give you a try, but actually didn't expect much out of it.

I was wrong. I have been regularly playing the PT 88 for quite a while and I like it. I can control the large size quite well, it an all-round workhorse mouthpiece. However I have always struggled with projection, keeping core in the tone especially when playing loudly.
When your mouthpiece arrived it was an epiphany. The piece is great, delivers great core and projection, and it does so effortlessly. The tone punches through the orchestra in a way that I have not been able to achieve with any PT or any other branded mouthpiece.

How much of this effect is due to the dimensions and how much due to the material, I don't know. However I have noticed one thing. The mouthpiece is able to transport the vibrations of the instrument back to my lips. Basically lips vibrate and set the tuba into vibration. If you intonate well, the whole instrument will start to vibrate quite noticeably under your fingers.
Your mouthpiece is able to catch this vibration and transport it all the way back to my lips. This gives me an additional checkpoint to look for when playing, and is something I have never been able to achieve with any other mouthpiece.

All in all, I'm blown away by how well this mouthpiece works. It's a fantastic product and I will recommend it other players as well.

Best regards
Gerhard



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Brass Instrument Mouthpiece Size Chart
Trumpet Rim mm Rim in
1 GW 17.29 0.681
David Hickman 17.25 0.68
1.25 GW 17.09 0.673
1.5 GW 16.89 0.665
Boston Brass 16.5 0.653
Matt Muckey 17.06 0.672
3 GW 16.5 0.653
5 GW 16.4 0.646
7 GW 16.35 0.64
Gill Kaupp 16.35 0.63
10 GW 16 0.63
Lead J,S,Z 16 0.63
French Horn Rim Diameter Throat Cup Depth Rim Width
FH-5 0.668 0.228 1.155 0.135
FH-1 0.678 0.165 0.787 0.152
FH-1.5 0.678 0.185 0.787 0.152
FH-2.5 0.679 0.175 0.995 0.152
FH-2.75 0.679 0.185 0.995 0.152
FH-200 0.685 0.18 0.985 0.15
FH-2 0.685 0.183 1.025 0.151
FH-3 0.7 0.173 1.05 0.142
FH-3.25 0.7 0.185 1.05 0.142
FH 3.5 0.7 0.173 1.01 0.14
FH-3.75 0.7 0.185 1.01 0.14
FH-4.25 0.705 0.173 1.045 0.138
FH-4.5 0.705 0.185 1.045 0.138
FH-310 0.705 0.182 1.2 0.156
Boston Brass 0.738 0.186 1.07 0.140
Small Bore Trombone Rim Diameter Throat Cup Depth Rim Width
Reggie Young 0.954 0.236 1.035 0.275
GWC-958 0.958 0.232 .884 0.272
Bacchus 0.992 0.231 0.83 0.255
Chocolatero 0.96 0.231 0.895 0.275
Barber 0.975 0.231 0.935 0.268
Chubasco 0.985 0.231 0.965 0.257
Ron Wilkins 0.997 0.232 0.945 0.262
GWC-100 1 0.23 0.945 0.265
Harry Watters 1 0.259 0.975 0.277
GWC-101 1.01 0.232 0.925 0.275
Joseph Jefferson 1.012 0.263 1.15 0.261

 

Tenor Trombone Rim Diameter Throat Cup Depth Rim Width
NB-100 1 0.278 1.005 0.25
GW-100 1 0.282 1.175 0.25
Sonny Ausman 1.008 0.264 1.15 0.285
Euros 1.008 0.282 1.09 0.242
Boreas 1.008 0.283 1.115 0.242
NB-101 1.01 0.276 1.005 0.25
GW-101 1.01 0.276 1.18 0.25
Seiji Nakazawa 1.015 0.234 1.005 0.25
Kadja 1.012 0.285 1.245 0.245
SA-100 1.02 0.26 1.14 0.235
NB-102 1.02 0.276 1.005 0.25
Gianluca Scipioni 1.0202 0.282/263 1.28 0.2756
GW-102 1.02 0.281 1.185 0.25
DJNV 1.02 0.272 1.029 0.265
Carbonaria 1.021 0.3 1.275 0.265
Joe Jefferson 1.022 0.263 1.24 0.263
E-1 1.027 0.281 1.004 0.27
EXL 1.027 0.290 1.004 0.27
GW-103 1.03 0.284 1.185 0.25
DHWA-E 1.032 0.288 1.255 0.272
DHWA-S 1.032 0.288 1.195 0.272
TZ-103 1.035 0.279 1.025 0.235
Domingo Pagliuca 1.038 0.285 1.133 0.2756
E-2 1.045 0.28 1.035 0.255
Ron Wilkins 1.063 0.282 1.002 0.255

 

Bass Trombone Rim Diameter Throat Cup Depth Rim Width
Adriano 1.0958 0.302 1.445 0.269
Mark-1 1.0958 0.295 1.268 0.270
Karif 1.135 0.302 1.275 0.25
V-Max 1.12 0.321 1.20 0.25
Chinook 1.14 0.304 1.295 0.25
Don Harwood 1.14 0.312 1.325 0.237
Bob Sanders 1.14 0.319 1.295 0.25
NY-S 1.141 0.303 1.09 0.235
NY-O 1.141 0.312 1.155 0.235
DH-100 1.15 0.31 1.35 0.245
D.Mirvil 5 1.143 0.312 1.35 0.210
Nor'Easter 1.144 0.319 1.345 0.235

 

Tuba

Inner Rim Diameter

Throat

Cup Depth

Use

Bayamo

1.320

.332

Deep Funnel

Large ensemble, dark rich tone

Caver

1.320

.318

Medium Deep Cup

Large ensemble, clearer upper overtones

Taku

1.295

.325

Deep Funnel

Large ensemble, dark rich tone

Williwaw

1.295

.325

Deep Funnel tighter back bore than Taku

Large ensemble purer upper over tones

Diablo

1.295

.318

Medium Depth Funnel

A work horse that can do it all equally well similar to Helleberg 7 slightly larger inner rim

Matanuska

1.260

.318

Deep Funnel

Well rounded mouthpiece simmilar to Helleberg 7b slightly larger inner rim great for solos, and chamber ensemble

Bora

1.260

.318

Shallow Cup

Great for solos and quintet

Churada

1.255

.318

Very Shallow Cup

Great for extended high playing an solos

Alessandro Fossi Bass Tuba

1.268

.305

Medium Shallow Cup

Great for orchestral solo F tuba

Alessandro Fossi Contra Bass Tuba

1.290

.335

Medium Deep Funnel Cup

Awesome for orchestral CC tuba parts

Alan Baer MMVI and Original CC

1.295

.321

Medium Funnel

Great for orchestral playing and large ensembles

Alan Baer MMVI and Original F

1.295

.295

Shallow Cup

Great for orchestral and solo playing

Alan Baer Beltane F

1.295

.295

Shallow Cup wide mouth of throat

Great for quintet and chamber groups

Tephra

1.295

.295

Medium Cup Depth

Best for Chamber group and all a very versatile piece

Alan Baer MMX F

1.295

.295

Very shallow F Cup

Great for solo playing

John DiCesare CC

1.310

.321

Deep Funnel Cup

Great for orchestral work

Talladega

1.320

.332

Very Deep Funnel Cup

Great for projection and clarity

Roland Szentpali CC

1.320

.332

Very Deep Funnel Cup

Best in a large ensemble on bombastic low excerpts

Roland Szentpali F

1.295

.295

Medium Shallow Cup

Best in a large ensemble playing bombastic F tuba orchestral parts

Kronos

1.265

.316

Medium Deep Cup

Very Versatile Mouthpiece based on Helleberg 7B

Jon Sass

1.295

.318

Medium Deep Cup

Very Versatile mouthpiece great for all playing needs

Bostan Brass Sam Pilafian

1.295

.321

Medium Deep Cup

Great for Quintet, solos, and small ensembles