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  1. Hans Hoyer C1-L Triple Horn Hans Hoyer C1-L Triple Horn
    Hans Hoyer C1-L Triple Horn

    The Meister Hans Hoyer C1-L F / Bb / High Eb Compensated Triple Horn offers the professional level player an...

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    Yamaha YHR-668NDII Professional Double French Horn Yamaha YHR-668NDII Professional Double French Horn
    Yamaha YHR-668NDII Professional Double French Horn

    The Yamaha 668II Series Pro French Horns offer accurate intonation and a comfortable feel. The 668II Kruspe...

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  3. Jupiter 752L Series Single French Horn Jupiter 752L Series Single French Horn
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  4. Allora AAHN-103 Series Single French Horn Allora AAHN-103 Series Single French Horn
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    Yamaha YHR-881D Custom Series Descant French Horn Yamaha YHR-881D Custom Series Descant French Horn
    Yamaha YHR-881D Custom Series Descant French Horn

    Yamaha's hand-made custom horns are unparalleled in comfort and sound quality. The double descant horn is...

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  2. Cerveny CHR 781 Kruspe Series Double Horn Cerveny CHR 781 Kruspe Series Double Horn
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    Conn 9D CONNstellation Series Fixed Bell Double Horn Conn 9D CONNstellation Series Fixed Bell Double Horn
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    Yamaha YHR-667VSL Synphony Geyer Series Double French Horn Yamaha YHR-667VSL Synphony Geyer Series Double French Horn
    Yamaha YHR-667VSL Synphony Geyer Series Double French Horn

    One of the finest instruments available.

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  1. Hans Hoyer Myron Bloom 7802 Bb/F Double French Horn String Mechanism Hans Hoyer Myron Bloom 7802 Bb/F Double French Horn String Mechanism
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    The result of years of development, this horn is a modern masterpiece with the feel and tone of the classic...

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    Yamaha YHR-667VL Symphony Geyer Series Double Horn Yamaha YHR-667VL Symphony Geyer Series Double Horn
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  3. Kanstul 325 Series Compensating Double Horn Kanstul 325 Series Compensating Double Horn
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    Conn 11DS Symphony Series Screw Bell Double Horn Conn 11DS Symphony Series Screw Bell Double Horn
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  1. Kanstul 285 Series Marching Bb French Horn Kanstul 285 Series Marching Bb French Horn
    Kanstul 285 Series Marching Bb French Horn

    The 285 Marching French Horn in Bb features a .470-inch bore plus a mouthpipe designed with a slight upturn to...

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  2. Kanstul 284 Series Marching F French Horn Kanstul 284 Series Marching F French Horn
    Kanstul 284 Series Marching F French Horn

    The KMH 284 Marching French horn in F represents one of the many fine instruments made by the craftsman at...

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The French horn is one of the more well-known brass instruments; if not for its sound, then for its distinct shape and history. Interestingly enough, though called the French horn, the design for the instrument we generally see today was originally crafted in Germany. Regardless of its origin, these horns play an important role within brass bands and orchestras. There are a variety of French horn options available, so you’ll be able to find the one that is perfect for you. The most important thing to be aware of when looking for a French horn is the skill level of the musician who will be playing it. In general, these horns can be broken up into two categories: single horns and double horns. Single horns come in one of two keys (F and Bb) and include three rotary valves, while double horns are able to shift between keys and use a fourth rotary valve. More rare, but gaining a following, is the triple horn, which is similar to the double, but also provides easier access to the horns upper range. A single horn is generally ideal for younger and/or novice players, while the double and triple horns are better for bigger and more experienced players. It’s also worth noting that most horn players will eventually move on from single to double or triple horns, so that may also factor into your decision. Next, you’ll want to know where the horn will be used primarily. The French horn’s standard shape can make it difficult to play while standing, which is why there are certain horns specifically designed for use in marching bands. Horns such as the M551 Series Marching Bb French Horn from Dynasty or the YHR-302M Series Marching Bb French Horn from Yamaha feature a forward facing design and different valve system that retains much of the standard horn’s timbre. If the plan is to play in the marching band, you’ll definitely want to consider one of these horns. The French horn is an incredibly complex instrument that, like all instruments, requires care and practice. By taking the time to do better understand what it is you’re looking for, you’ll have a French horn that will provide you, your group, and your family beautiful music for years to come.

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