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Holton H179 Farkas Double French Horn (Silver)


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Holton H179 Farkas Double French Horn (Silver)

The solid nickel silver edition of the H178, the Holton model H179 French Horn has especially good center and projection. This free-blowing 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. The most popular Farkas model.


•  Key: F-Bb
•  Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning
•  Bore: 11.89 mm (.468")
•  Mouthpipe: .310 venturi of nickel silver
•  Lever action: Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel springs
•  Valve rotors: Tapered hand-lapped brass
•  Bearing plates: Tapered brass Branches, bows and ferrules: Nickel silver
•  Slides: Both inside and out are solid nickel silver
•  Bell: 12.25" diameter large-throated hand-hammered nickel silver
•  Waterkey: On mouthpipe
•  Options: Extra-long main and Bb tuning slides, detachable bell and flat case available as model H279

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  • Double French Horn


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Series Farkas
Other Features Key: F-Bb Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning. Mouthpipe: .310 venturi of nickel silver . Lever action: Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel springs . Lever action: Noiseless
Model H179
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