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That said, Most compensating horns are just BETTER HORNS on top of playing more in tune.
From a quality company like Wilson, Besson, or Yamaha, you're simply getting a superior horn.
I believe my school has a fairly quality horn I can use so I should be set for the time being :)I disagree.
Bad instruments can lead to detrimental tendencies.
If you're thinking about getting a horn with a 4th valve, I would simply go straight to looking at large bore, compensating,4 valve horns.
If aren't thinking 4 valves yet, don't bother worrying about a compensating horn.
horn early on, but these decisions should be based on size and skill level.
Joseph Alessi's euphonium of choice is a Yamaha YEP-321.
Those instruments brand new cost on average 3-5 G's less than compensators. There's not really any situation where a non-compensating horn is going to be more beneficial than a compensating one, other than price.
Basically there is no benefit to having a non compensating euphonium except that they're (a lot) cheaper.
If you're serious and want to sound good, compensating is the way to go.Go here for the master list of all of our Euphonium Fingering Charts.