Arts
11:29 am
Tue August 13, 2013

National Music Museum

Before and After of the Wagner Tuba

A South Dakota tuba landed in Seattle this month. The National Music museum at the University of South Dakota is home to the world’s oldest known Wagner tuba.


The National Music Museum is working with the Seattle Opera to help celebrate the 200th birthdays of opera composers Richard Wagner  and Giuseppe Verdi. Here is the complete list of the instruments the museum has on display in Seattle.


Tarogato
Tristan Trumpet
Serpent
Orchestra Horn
Aida Trumpet
Wagner Tuba
Viola Alta
Contrabass Valve Trombone
 

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