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Holton H188 Professional French Horn   

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Model H188 features mouthpipe, branch, and bell tapers of an all-new design. It offers the largest open-throated bell of any Holton French horn, givi...Click To Read More About This Product

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Responsive, free-blowing, and capable of strong volumes.

Model H188 features mouthpipe, branch, and bell tapers of an all-new design. It offers the largest open-throated bell of any Holton French horn, giving it a full, sonorous sound with rich depth that maintains its core and tone at any volume. Players looking for a horn capable of great tonal volume need look no further. Designed to be very responsive and free-blowing with excellent tonal balance. Key of Bb/F double; .468 " bore; 12.25" solid nickel silver, extra-large-throated, hand-hammered bell with overlap seam; newly developed mouthpipe taper with .289 venturi; tapered, hand-lapped brass valve rotors with nickel silver casings; lightweight slides with nickel silver inside and outside and rolled bead rings.

FEATURES
  • Key of Bb/F double
  • .468" bore
  • 12.25" solid nickel silver, extra-large-throated hand-hammered bell with overlap seam
  • Newly developed mouthpipe taper with .289 venturi
  • Tapered hand-lapped brass valve rotors with nickel silver casings
  • Slides are lightweight nickel silver inside and outside with rolled bead rings

You'll love this horn's responsiveness and full sound, especially in orchestral situations. Order today.

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5.0

Great Horn :]

By MisterMusician

from Connecticut

I've had this horn for a few years now. It was a great switch for me. Probably not the best idea for the more refined musician, but for a student/professional taking a step up from a lower level of performance. I came off a Yamaha 667 Kreusp style, and at first the resistance caused my overall effectivness to hinder a bit... But you just have to break the horn in. Once I got used to it's make, I improved by the extreme. Great horn if you're coming off of an intermediate horn and looking to produce a better sound. It's got an excellent dark sound to it. VERY good with the low range.

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