Holton H179 Farkas F/B-Flat Double French Horn


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  • $4,681.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $6,948.00





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Get The Convenience Of Independent Tuning With The Holton H179 Farkas F/Bb Double French Horn

Holton horns offer an alternative in design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced players. This Farkas model offers independent tuning for convenience allowing the player to tune the Bb side of the horn seperately from the F side. This Farkas Wrap horn offers a medium throat bell with all nickel silver construction. In addition, the Holton Farkas horns all feature an independent tuning slide for the Bb side of the instrument for convenience. Holton horns also feature tapered rotors which create longevity for the instrument.

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.

Holton- Bb/F double French horn, Farkas The solid nickel silver edition of the H178, model H179 has especially good center and projection. This free-blowing 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.

The solid nickel silver edition of the H178, model H179 has especially good center and projection. This free-blowing 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. The most popular Farkas model.

Features
  • The most popular Holton horn, the H179 has especially good center and projection. The larger tapers of the bell and branches produce a big, dark, rich tone. Nickel silver bell material responds quickly and the independent Bb main tuning slide allows for incerased tuning flexibility.
Specifications
  • Key of F/Bb double.
  • Pitch A445 with independent Bb tuning.
  • Bore 11.89 mm (.468")
  • Mouthpipes .310 venturi of 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.
  • Waterkey On mouthpipe.
  • Wrap Kruspe
  • Linkage String
  • Case Yes
  • Mouthpiece Farkas Medium Deep Cup.

Manufacturer: Holton
Model: H179
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I046511-N-2
UPC: #020983186485
Listing ID: NA460