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An uncompromising orchestral horn.
The versatile Model H177 offers a compact feel and bright sound. It includes a hand-fitted rotary valve system, string linkage, separate Bb tuning slide, and a change lever designed to fit the thumb in a natural position. Made of extremely corrosion-resistant nickel silver.
Key of Bb/F double. .46" bore; 12-1/4" medium-throated, hand-hammered, nickel silver bell; .310" venturi of nickel silver; tapered hand-lapped brass valve rotors; nickel silver branches, bows, and ferrules; solid nickel silver slides.
A fine instrument worthy of the truly dedicated players. Order yours today.
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Comments about Holton H177 Professional Farkas French Horn:
While I find that the sound does get pinched at very loud volumes. However, I notice that it doesn't have a defined 'bad note' that Holton's are famous for. (Mine, at least). I generally get a dark tone quality, and I find it hard to produce a bright, brassy, march-like sound on the H177 as opposed to the H179. However, the H177 overlay is what I prefer. It has a better feel, for me personally at least, and I feel that it fits my body better. It is a reliable horn that is definitely worth the price. It's definitely under-rated more often than not.