Yamaha YHR-668II Professional "Kruspe" Style, F/Bb Double French Horn (Special Order)


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Sale price$5,226.99 USD

Description

Metronome Music is a proud Yamaha Dealer. This item must be special ordered from Yamaha. Please contact prior to purchase so we can get you an accurate ETA. 


The entire line of Yamaha intermediate and professional level instruments can easily be ordered at Metronome Music. Please feel free to reach out to us with any special requests or questions. We are always happy to help!
 

 

OVERVIEW

This orchestral French horn is designed for players who prefer the strong sound of a large bell instrument. Characterized by deep, warm tone colors, the 668 features secure note centers and impeccable intonation. It is available in yellow brass or nickel-silver.

Hand-lapped rotary valves and slides

Rotary valves and slides that have been hand-lapped are airtight and have smooth action.

Articulated key levers

Articulated key levers have responsive motion.

Hammered and annealed bell

Hammering and annealing are processes so important to the instrument's acoustic characteristics that Yamaha employs computer-controlled equipment to ensure consistently superior sound. Hammering enables bells to have a rich, resonant tone that blends beautifully with other instruments. Annealing is a cooling and heating process that makes it easier to control the acoustics of the instrument.

Cyclical bore

A cyclical bore is a perfectly cylindrical tubing assembly in combination with a conical leadpipe and bell system. This allows for consistent air flow throughout the horn.

Tapered valves

Tapered valves wear for a long time without air leakage.

Deep, warm tone colors


Secure note centers


Excellent sound in all registers

The combination of the secure high register, strong projection, and quick attack of the Bb horn with the rich, warm timbre of the F horn make the double horn ideal for most playing situations.

Available features

The YHR-668II horn is available in nickel silver (YHR-668NII; both models are available with a detachable bell (YHR-668DII and YHR-668NDII). Call to Order.

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