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Holton H878 Double French Horn Rose Brass

Sold ! This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-06)
Price : US $1,475.



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Up for Bid is this Limited Edition Holton H878 Double French Horn



This design from Holton/Leblanc is virtually identical to their most popular Series of Double Horns.  The sound quality of this instrument is lush and velvety as it utilizes the tonal characteristics of Brass and Nickel Silver in the body of the horn along with the superb quality created by the Rose Brass large throated bell.  This sound is quickly becoming the standard for many of the top orchestras in the world.



As you can see by the pictures, this horn created in 2004, is in near mint condition and Is just beautiful.  As with nearly any used horn There are some very minor dings, but none that detract from the overall beauty and certainly nothing that interferes with its outstanding playing characteristics.  It has recently been cleaned, oiled and greased and it is in top-notch condition.  The valves are extremely quick and quiet with excellent compression and new strings.  The horn is just incredible and ready to play!



As for the performance of the horn, this instrument has a truly wonderful tone with incredible centering.  The sound is crystal clear across its 4 octave range and VERY resonant.  You can even feel the horn vibrate as though approving of your notes.  Soft delicate playing was easy, very articulate and had a velvety texture that made Mozart a dream to play.  Loud playing produced an incredible ‘edge’ to the sound while maintaining the dar


Sold ! This brass is sold (sold on 2008-10-06)



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