Bach mouthpieces are designed to meet every conceivable playing need and have for nearly three quarters of a century. A Bach mouthpiece can make a good instrument play better. Volume and excellent intonation; ease of response in the high and low register; rich, uniform timbre throughout the range; resistance calculated to increase the player's endurance - these characteristics explain why the best professional artists choose Bach.
Model No. - Rim Shape
- 17 - Medium wide
A rather small mouthpiece for all-around work by players with a small mouth or weak lips. Produces a mellow tone.
- 17C - Medium wide
Produces a clear, brilliant tone; requires little effort to play. Good for players with a small mouth and weak lips.
- 17D - Medium wide
For trombone players who play continually in the high register and need a brilliant tone with much resistance.
- 18 - Fairly wide, flat
Same cup as No. 17 but with a wider, flatter rim.
- 18C - Fairly wide, flat
The same cup diameter as No. 18 but slightly shallower, producing a brighter, crisper tone.
- 18D - Fairly wide, well rounded
Playing results are similar to No. 17D but with a wider, more rounded rim.
- 19 - Medium wide, fairly flat
Primarily designed for a rather mellow, velvety tone.
- 22 - Medium wide
This small mouthpiece is used by players of the English or Italian school, and for tenor horn and very small bore trombones.
- 22C - Medium wide
The small and shallow cup is well suited for bass trumpet but is also used on the small bore valve trombones popular in some Latin countries.
- 22D - Medium wide, slightly rounded
This model was originally designed for bass trumpet which requires a brilliant, penetrating tone of martial character.