Holton H179 Farkas Series Fixed Bell Double Horn


Holton H179 Farkas Series Fixed Bell Double Horn by Holton at Charleston Community Band. SKU: CS-HOL-H179. MPN: H179. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The Holton Farkas H179 and H279 Double French Horn are a free blowing horn with a rich, dark sound designed especially for the ''big horn'' artist. The Farkas H179 F Horn has tapered tubing and the bell throat is 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 Farkas H179 Double Horn is also available in a screw bell model as model H279. The H179 Ho


Holton H179 Farkas Series Fixed Bell Double Horn by Holton
SKU: #CS-HOL-H179
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The Holton Farkas H179 and H279 Double French Horn are a free blowing horn with a rich, dark sound designed especially for the "big horn" artist. The Farkas H179 F Horn has tapered tubing and the bell throat is 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 Farkas H179 Double Horn is also available in a screw bell model as model H279. The H179 Horn is the most popular model in the Farkas Horn series. The Holton H179 Professional Farkas French Horn is regarded among working professionals and leading academics as the flagship of the Holton fleet. It produces the truly 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. Key of Bb/F double, .468" bore; 12-1/4" bell of hand-hammered nickel silver; large-throated .310 venturi of nickel silver; noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel spring; solid nickel silver slides inside and out; tapered hand-lapped brass valve rotors; nickel silver finish.

Features & Highlights

  • Bore: .468-inchBell: 12.25" diameter
  • Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning, Key: F / Bb

Additional Information

Brand:
Holton
Manufacturer:
Holton
Category:
Double French Horns
Color:
Silver
Model:
H179
MPN:
H179
SKU:
CS-HOL-H179
UPC:
020983186485
Part Number:
H179
Publisher:
Holton
Item Weight:
21.3 pounds
Item Size:
18 x 17 x 28 inches
Package Weight:
21.6 pounds
Package Size:
18.5 x 18.5 x 28.5 inches

 


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