Holton Holton H279 Farkas Professional Double French Horn with Detachable Bell
Delivers That Elusive “Big Horn” Sound. Sweetwater is an Authorized Holton Dealer. Holton Holton H279 Farkas Professional Double French Horn with Detachable Bell. F/Bb French Horn with Clear-lacquered Body, Nickel-silver Leadpipe, 12.25 Large-throat Detachable Nickel-silver Bell, Kruspe Wrap, and String Linkage System. If you’re aiming for the classic “big horn” sound, then Holton H279’s rich, dark timbre and ringing overtones are just what the doctor ordered. This Farkas-style French horn delivers that coveted centered tone along with a free-blowing feel, thanks to a. 468-inch bore and Kruspe wrap. And true temper makes navigating difficult passages akin to a walk in the park. You’ll also benefit from responsive dynamics and a mellow, velvety tonality, courtesy of the H279’s 12.25-inch, large-throat nickel-silver bell. This horn’s tapered, hand-lapped brass valve rotors ensure a snug fit and tight seal between the valves and casing. The H279 features full string linkage for effortless playability and ultra-quiet operation, plus an eye-grabbing clear lacquer finish. The Holton H279 is often regarded as one of the best in the company’s stable of horns. Give it a try, and you’ll understand why. The Holton H279 is the same model as the H179, but with a detachable bell. To find the right horn for your playing needs, contact your Sweetwater Sales Engineer. Pro-level features for discerning players. Players searching for top-level performance in a pro-level horn owe it to themselves to audition the H279 – it has all the right features. The H279 features a nickel-silver leadpipe that offers an incredibly free-blowing feel. 468-inch bore exhibits a brilliant, focused sound, and its Kruspe wrap delivers an open, dark sound with a rock-solid tonal center. Beyond that, true temper enables you to fly through difficult passages with ease. The H2 79 boasts a nickel-silver valve section with tapered, hand-lapped brass rotors, along with full string linkage for easy, responsive playability and smooth, quiet operation. High-quality, large-throat detachable bell. The Holton H279 is equipped with a 12.25-inch, large-throat nickel-silver bell. This bell exhibits a subtle response and muscular projection, which makes this horn ideal for top-level chamber, solo, and orchestral applications. The H279 features a clear lacquer finish over its nickel-silver body, which brings a delicate warmth to your overall sound and gives the horn a shiny, polished appearance. On top of all that, the H279’s bell is detachable, allowing it to fit in a more compact case for easier travel and storage. Holton: the choice for professional musicians. Since its founding in 1896 by Frank Holton in Chicago, the Holton brand has become the choice of top professionals all over the world. After moving his factory to Elkhorn, Wisconsin, in 1917, Frank Holton & Company continued to produce high-end brass instruments, and then later expanded into student-level horns. The company was later acquired by Leblanc, then by Conn-Selmer in 2004, which continues Holton’s tradition of creating outstanding brass instruments and accessories. Holton H279 French Horn Features. Farkas-style F/Bb French horn for top-level chamber, solo, and orchestral applications. Nickel-silver leadpipe offers a free-blowing feel. 468-inch bore delivers that elusive centered tone. Kruspe wrap delivers an open, dark sound with a rock-solid tonal center. Tapered, hand-lapped brass valve rotors ensure a snug fit and tight seal between the valves and casing. String linkage yields effortless playability and ultra-quiet operation. 12.25-inch, large-throat nickel-silver bell exhibits a subtle response and muscular projection. Clear lacquer finish brings a delicate warmth to your overall sound and looks amazing. Detachable bell for more compact travel and storage. Includes a case and a Farkas Medium Deep Cup mouthpiece. 99.95% warehouse accuracy. More than 30 years in business. Free tech support from audio experts.