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H179

Your Price: $6,125.00 CDN

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The Holton H179 Professional Farkas French Horn is regarded among working professionals and leading academics as the flagship of the Holton line. It produces the centered tone sought by all players. True temper makes it a delight to fly over even the most difficult passages. The solid nickel silver edition of the model H179 French Horn has especially good center and projection. This free-blowing Farkas horn features a rich, dark sound designed especially for the big horn artist. The tapered tubing and throat of the bell are larger for a bigger, darker tone. The bell flare produces a mellow, velvety tone plus a little overtone of a ringing quality. Hard nickel silver responds quickly and sounds brighter up close.

Specifications
Key: F/Bb double
Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning
Bore: 11.89 mm (.468")
Mouthpipes: .310 venturi yellow brass
Material: Tapered brass Branches, bows and ferrules: Nickel silver. Both inside and out are solid nickel silver
Lever action: Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel springs
Valve rotors: Tapered hand-lapped brass
Bell: 12.25" diameter large-throated hand-hammered nickel silver. Fixed bell
Waterkey: On mouthpipe
Wrap: Kruspe
Linkage: String
Case: Included
Mouthpiece: Farkas Medium Deep Cup
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