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NOTE: The BfB Baroque™ comes un-lacquered and is built with a modern mouthpiece receiver. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.

Free lesson: Get a free 45min lesson with a Baroque Teaching Artist of your choice when you purchase the BfB Baroque™. Email sales@brassforbeginners.com to schedule your lesson.

But wait- there's more! Customers who purchase a BfB Baroque™ receive an automatic 15% discount on BfB Baroque Beginner™ or Picket Tromba 1 mouthpieces.



Package Details

This package is for trumpeters wanting to develop a more authentic historical playing technique and does not include vented yards. Although any modern mouthpiece can be used with the BfB Baroque™, it is recommended to use mouthpieces based on historical models which allow for more pitch flexibility. To this end, historic trumpet specialists Julian Zimmermann and Nikolai Mänttäri have developed BfB Baroque Beginner™ mouthpieces available 3D printed and sliver plated brass.

  • One BfB Baroque™ frame assembly (bell & leadpipe)
  • Db and B crook sets* (C & D at A=415) with labeled crook bags
  • One non-vented yard
  • BfB Baroque™ single bag

*unless otherwise indicated

This is a great package for trumpeters wanting to get started playing Baroque or classical repertoire on a period instrument. Key substitutions are permitted.

  • One BfB Baroque™ frame assembly (bell & leadpipe)
  • C and D crook sets* (A=440) with corresponding vented yards and labeled crook bags
  • One non-vented yard
  • 3-yard pouch
  • BfB Baroque™ single bag

*unless otherwise indicated

This package facilitates playing Baroque and classical repertoire in C and D at both modern and Baroque pitch with the 4-hole vent system or as a natural trumpet. Key substitutions are permitted.
 

  • One BfB Baroque™ frame assembly (bell & leadpipe)
  • D, Db, C, and B crook sets* (C & D at A=440 & A=415) with corresponding vented yards and labeled crook bags
  • One non-vented yard
  • 5-yard pouch
  • BfB Baroque™ single bag

*unless otherwise indicated

The 10-key Touring Package is the ultimate historic trumpet kit, enabling you to play nearly all natural trumpet repertoire from the 16th - 19th centuries.

  • Two BfB Baroque™ frame assemblies (bell & leadpipe) for rapid key changes
  • Crook sets for all 10 keys, including corresponding vented yards, whole-step coupler, and labeled crook bags
  • Two non-vented yards
  • Two 5-yard pouches
  • Touring 10-Key Bag (custom made by Messina Covers)

Keys, Mouthpieces & More

Customers have the option of choosing keys for both the Two-Key and Four-Key packages, and crooks sets can be purchased separately as needed. Click the "a la carte" button at bottom to learn more. Here are the available keys, from high to low:

G*, F, E (F@A=415), Eb, D (Eb@A=415) 
Db (D@A=415), C, B (C@A=415), Bb*, A*

*NOTE: The keys of G, Bb, and A do not come with vented yards. The keys of Bb and A require the use of a whole-step coupler in conjunction with the C and B crook sets (respectively).

While you can use any modern trumpet mouthpiece with the BfB Baroque™, more authentic options are available. Customers who purchase a BfB Baroque™ receive an automatic 15% discount on both 3D printed and silver plated brass BfB mouthpieces.

The BfB Baroque™ Owner's Manual provides a written and graphic explanation of the four-hole vent system with suggestions on how to get started with tuning. Click the image to view/download in PDF.

See what's available in the store to start practicing your BfB Baroque™ today!

The BfB Baroque™ can be played in 10 keys, making it possible to play nearly all repertoire written for the trumpet from the late 18th through the mid 19th centuries. Click the button below to browse our Classical Period Database organized by composer and by key.

Would you like to start learning how to play the natural/Baroque trumpet but don't have access to a Baroque specialist in your area? We are pleased to offer some of the world's top Baroque trumpet artists to help you get started on your journey into the world of early music performance!