Holton 178 Farkas french horn. Full double. Lacquer finish.
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The Holton 178 double french horn is an instrument that offers an alternative design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced player. This model offers independent tuning for convenience allowing the player to tune the Bb side of the horn seperately from the F side.
This horn has a bright and compact feel. Bell proportions provide a dark
but singing tone with fine legato characteristics. Yellow brass produces a higher tone color with more overtones and clearer projection. Capable of playing pianissimo staccato notes sensitively, clearly, and evenly.
This horn offers a medium throat bell with all nickel silver construction. Holton horns also feature tapered rotors which create longevity for the instrument.
Key Key of F/Bb double.
Pitch A445 with independent Bb tuning.
Bore 11.89 mm (.468')
Mouthpipes .310 venturi of yellow brass.
Material Brass branches and bows, solid nickel silver connecting ferrules. 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 medium-throated hand-hammered yellow brass.
Waterkey On mouthpipe.
Options Extra-long main and Bb tuning slides, detachable bell and flat case available as model H278. Supplied with slide and cork grease.
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