National Music Museum

Aug 13, 2013

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.

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