Holton H 181 Farkas F/Bb- Double Horn

F/Bb Double Horn

  • Conical rotary valves
  • String linkage system
  • Separate Bb tuning slide
  • Hand hammered
  • Wide open bronze bell
  • Nickel silver inner and outer slides
  • Bell: 310 mm
  • Bore: 11.89 mm
  • Brass leadpipe with water key
  • Fixed bell
  • Brass body
  • Coated with a clear layer of lacquer
  • Incl. Mouth piece and case

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Material Brass, Bronze
Removeable Bell No
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Since I have acquired different horns for years, I can test the differences of the various horn brands. I had the best experience with the Holton horns. Also for a period of 30 years. The 30-year-old Holtonhorn is still absolutely playable in all situations. Brands Alexander, Hoyer, Kalison, Amati, Cerveny, Conn, Wilson, Thomann, Lidel.
The holton horn needs a bit more time to play it compared to the Alexander 103. The sound is rather dark in the holton horn. The H 181, however, has a lighter and far-reaching sound. Not so hard as the Alexander 103. The 181 needs much less air in relation to the Wilson horn.
My over 40-year-old horn experience speaks for the Holtonhorn. Now the new generation of the Hoyer is today what the sound is also absolutely top, then comes for me what the round tone is already the Cerveny horn. In terms of sound, the Conn 9 horn is at the top.
I am now testing the Thomann horns. To this day the big surprise. Answer super, for me 3 1/2 octaves perfect.
My biggest disappointments of the price performance over 30 years, the Alexander horns! Also with high price horns, there are second and third class instruments that do not justify this price level. My personal experience.
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