XO 1700 Bb/A Piccolo Trumpet
The XO 1700 Bb/A Piccolo Trumpet is a versatile instrument supplied with four lead pipes – trumpet receiver in Bb and A; cornet receiver in Bb and A – enabling the player to choose the set-up most suited to them or simply stick with whichever mouthpiece they choose. The inclusion of heavy bottom valve caps gives another option to modify the response of this trumpet. Also included are two sets of valve springs and a choice of smooth or mother of pearl valve caps.
The XO 1700 Bb/A Piccolo Trumpet is played by Andy Everton of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Body Material: Yellow brass
Bell: 4.0″ Yellow brass, hand-crafted
Leadpipe: 2 trumpet shank, 2 cornet shank
Valve casing: 2-piece valve section with nickel silver balusters
Case: Multi-compartment Artist Series case
XO’s fine selection of professional Bb, C, and piccolo trumpets satisfies the demands of professional orchestral players as well as the seasoned amateur. XO trumpets feature handcrafted valves built around two-piece valve casings that incorporate nickel silver balusters for stability and strength. Exquisite performance is assured through the use of dual-lapped custom Monel, or high-precision stainless steel pistons for smooth, quiet action.