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MF MD HG Exclusives 09-19-14

Yamaha YHR-891 Custom Series Triple French Horn Yhr891D- Unlacquered Detachable Bell 

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  • Key of F / Bb / High F
  • .472" bore
  • 12.1" hand-hammered medium throat yellow brass bell
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      Rotary valves and slides that have been hand-lapped are airtight and have smooth action.Hammered and annealed bell
      Hammering and annealing are processes so important to the instrument's acoustic characteristics that Yamaha employs computer-controlled equipment to ensure consistently superior sound. Hammering enables bells to have a rich, resonant tone that blends beautifully with other instruments. Annealing is a cooling and heating process that makes it easier to control the acoustics of the instrument.Phosphor bronze rotors
      Rotors made of phosphor bronze resist corrosion.Cyclical bore
      A cyclical bore is a perfectly cylindrical tubing assembly in combination with a conical mouthpipe and bell system. This allows for consistent air flow throughout the horn.Tapered valves
      Tapered valves wear for a long time without air leakage.Long mouthpipe
      The long mouthpipe delivers remarkably accurate and balanced intonation.Long rotor valve
      The innovative thumb valve configuration on the YHR-891 replaces linked valves, thereby reducing friction, promoting faster response, producing exquisite sound, and improving hand comfort.Excellent intonation
      The intonation problems normally associated with the triple horn have been eliminated.Ingenious valve tubing configuration
      The combination of the long rotor valve, dual plane valve, and tubing configuration create a unique shape and size for the triple horn.

      • Key of F / Bb / High F
      • .472" bore
      • 12.1" hand-hammered medium throat yellow brass bell
      • Mechanical linkage, dual plane 4th valve

      YHR-891 Custom Series Triple French Horn Specifications:

      • Bore: .472"
      • Bell: 12" yellow brass bell produces a slightly bright and intense sound.
      • Availability: Special Order Only
      • Key: F/Bb/High F
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