B&S 3017/2TR-L Bb Flugelhorn

Flugelhorn

  • 3 Rotary valves
  • Gold brass body
  • 3 B-ball joints
  • Trigger on third valve
  • Conical rotary valves
  • Gold brass bell Ø 160 mm
  • Bore: 11 mm
  • Mouthpiece and case (included)
  • Made in Germany
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Sound samples

 
0:00
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Traditional

Further information

Bell (Material) Gold Brass
Finish Clear Lacquered
Trigger Yes
Incl. Mouthpiece Yes
Incl. Case / Gigbag Yes
7 customer ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.9 / 5.0
  • response
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
2 written ratings
Total
features
sound
quality
response

First thoughts on the B&S 3017 Flugelhorn after 2 weeks of ownership.

BrianH, 30.05.2015
I bought the B&S Flugelhorn in spite of already owning two rotary valve Flugelhorns, one a very old Christian Ulm instrument, the other a very cheap Chinese one, both of which had shortcomings that I thought, buying a new 'named' instrument would overcome. I have not been disappointed!!!
The Christian Ulm instrument suffered pitching and tonal problems along with age related problems in the valves. The Chinese instrument while pitching was OK, the tone is quite hard, and it is very stiff in the valve department suggesting the springs are over-tensioned and therefore liable to early failure.
The B&S instrument on the other hand has proved to be extremely playable, straight out of the box, and is a very handsome instrument to look at, as well.
The flexibility in sound from below low C to above the stave is brilliant, the tone remains constant throughout the range.
I have found that pitching low D brings slight pitching problems, as I have experienced when playing trumpet and cornet, but, and despite having small hands, I have found the third valve trigger easy to operate and removes this low D pitching problem.
Both my Christian Ulm and Chinese Flugelhorns have problems when pitching low C, not so the B&S, it's spot on.
So far I have used the B&S at rehearsal with a band in Weeze, Germany, and, on parade and in a very small concert, with another in Overhetfeld, Germany.
The Weeze band plays the type of music similar to that played by town bands around Europe (the only sphere of my experience), music from films, popular music etc. The Overhetfeld band's music is very much in a traditional south German style. In both bands the tone of the B&S fitted in excellently :)
The instrument drew admiring glances from the members of both of these German bands and I am expecting the same from my English colleagues when I return to playing with them next week :)
I have used the instrument with the 6C mouthpiece as supplied and a variety of others, including trumpet mouthpieces, and found that it still produces a rich, warm Flugel sound, always associated with Flugelhorns.
So, after a very short but intense week or so of owning this instrument I am more than pleased with it, in terms of playability, sound, it's feel in my hands, and, just to look at :)
Would I recommend this instrument to others? If they want to smile every time after playing it, as I do, YES!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
de Automatically translated (Show original)
deOriginal review (Show translation)
Unfortunately there was an error. Please try again later.
Total
features
sound
quality
response

Great workmanship; Great instrument.

Holger518, 21.11.2013
The horn has a very nice full sound.
Intonation and speech are very good.
The processing is also very.

All in all, there is nothing really to complain about and I can recommend it to anyone who is on a deep, soft winghorn sound
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Free shipping incl. VAT
In stock within 2-3 weeks
In stock within 2-3 weeks

This item is expected back in stock soon and can then be shipped immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Live Broadcast from our Departments
Our sales team will be happy to demonstrate any piece of equipment you want to see live from our store.
Visit department
Live Broadcast from our Departments
You have almost reached our store!
1. Browser
is compatible

This service is compatible with most web browsers. Should you encounter difficulties, you might try changing to Firefox or Chrome.

2. Mikrophone
no connection

In order for our representative to be able to hear you, you must have a microphone that your browser can access.

3. Security
is compatible

During your consultation we can hear you but not see you.

Live Broadcast from our Departments
What is this?
Using our Live Video Consulting service, you can visit our departments live and have us demonstrate any piece of equipment you want to see. You are perfectly free to ask questions of our representatives or give them instructions. And don't worry: we can hear, but not see you.
How can I use it?
Live Video Consulting is available for selected products. Whenever a sales representative is available, an icon which allows you to make us of the service will appear on the product page
How does that work?
You require a PC or Mac with a microphone and an up-to-date browser. It's best to use the current version of either Chrome or Firefox. Before initiating the connection, your browser will ask your permission to access your microphone.
Possible problems
We are still in the testing phase with this system, and our representatives are still finding out how to give you the best possible experience. Therefore, it may happen that we do not understand you (please speak clearly in either German or English only), that equipment is being tried out by other customers temporarily, or that there are problems with the connection. Please do not hesitate to give us feedback whenever anything like this happens, so that we may learn from this and improve our service.
Share this product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-26
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Offers include 21% Belgium VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Belgium are 2,50 EUR, free shipping on orders above 49 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3 Electro Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Fuzz ESP LTD EC-256FM STAQMB Victory Amplifiers V4 The Countess Preamp Boss VE-500 Vocal Performer Fun Generation SePar Hex LED RGBAW UV IR Roland TD-1DMK V-Drum Set iZotope Spire Studio Avantone CLA-10 the t.akustik CBT1 Birch Wood Native Instruments Komplete 12 Fender SQ Affinity Strat Pack HSS BSB
(2)
Recommended
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3

Native Instruments Maschine Mic MK3Groove Production Studio contains USB Controller and Maschine Software;, 16 highly-sensitive back-lit pads with velocity and after-touch; Dual-Touch Smart Strip; Encoder; VST and Audio Unit Host;, built-in effects section; import of samples, REX2 files and MPC...

to the product
239 €
(2)
Recommended
Electro Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Fuzz

Effects Pedal Fuzz, Reissue of the original Version 1 Big Muffs from 1969, Creamy, violin-like sustain, Controls: Sustain, Volume, Tone, LED: Effect On / Off, Footswitch: Effect Bypass, Connections: input (6.3 mm jack), Output (6.3 mm jack), Power supply...

to the product
99 €
Recommended
ESP LTD EC-256FM STAQMB

Electric Guitar Model exclusively available from Thomann, Body: Mahogany, Top: Flamed maple, 3-Piece set neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Jatoba, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, Neck profile: Thin U, Scale: 629 mm (24.75"), Nut width: 42 mm, 22 XJ Frets, Pickups: ESP...

to the product
399 €
(1)
Recommended
Victory Amplifiers V4 The Countess Preamp

Victory Amplifiers V4 The Countess Preamp; effects pedal; clean and overdrive sounds based on V30 The Countess amplifier, developed with Guthrie Govan, all tube signal path with 1 x EC900 and 3 x CV4014 tubes, two channels, use it as...

to the product
399 €
Recommended
Boss VE-500 Vocal Performer

Vocal Multi-Effects Stompbox Especially suitable for singing guitarists, Automatic adjustment of harmonies and pitch based on newly developed BOSS algorithms for gapless tracking and a natural sound, Extensive effect selection, specially adapted to vocals, Enhance section for the basic...

to the product
399 €
Recommended
Fun Generation SePar Hex LED RGBAW UV IR

6-in-1 LED Flat Par 5 Powerful Hexa-Colour LEDs in the colours red, green, blue, amber, white and ultraviolet, Very bright beam with compact dimensions, The flexible mounting options make it ideal for mobile DJs, entertainers and clubs, Rubber feet...

to the product
68 €
(1)
Recommended
Roland TD-1DMK V-Drum Set

E-Drum Set Entry-level model into the world of Roland V-Drums, TD-1 Drum module with 15 drum kits, 15 Songs, 10 Coaching functions, Metronome, 3.5mm Stereo Jack Mix In, 3.5 mm Stereo jack headphone and line output, USB for MIDI...

to the product
699 €
Recommended
iZotope Spire Studio

iZotope Spire Studio; mobile recording studio with battery operation; built-in microphone enables studio quality recordings; battery operation allows mobile recording for at least 4 hours; automatic level optimization at the push of a button prevents distorted recordings; up to 8...

to the product
399 €
Recommended
Avantone CLA-10

Avantone CLA-10; passive Nearfield Monitors; Designed in conjunction with Chris Lord Alge; two-way Monitors; 18 cm Woofer, 3.5 cm soft dome; Frequency Response: 60 Hz - 20 kHz; Power Capacity: Program 60 W, max. 120 W / 8 Ohms; Sensitivity:...

to the product
749 €
Recommended
the t.akustik CBT1 Birch Wood

the t.akustik Highline CBT1 Birch Wood; Corner Bass Trap Absorber for optimizing room acoustics; absorbs low frequency sound waves; Absorber material is polyester acoustic foam; flame-retardant according to FMVSS 302 (

to the product
79 €
Recommended
Native Instruments Komplete 12

Plugin Bundle Comprising software instruments and sample libraries from Native Instruments, Contains a total of 45 instruments and effects, such as shape, replica, strummed acoustic guitar, Una Corda, Discovery Series "India", Reactor 6 including Block, Kinetic Metal, Contact 6,...

to the product
598 €
Recommended
Fender SQ Affinity Strat Pack HSS BSB

Electric GuitarSQ Affinity Strat Electric Guitar Body: Poplar, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Indian Laurel, 21 Medium jumbo frets, Nut width: 40,9 mm (1.61"), Scale: 648 mm (25.5"), Pickups: HSS humbucker (bridge) and 2 single coils, 6-Saddle Vintage-Style...

to the product
299 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.