Holton horns offer an alternative in design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced players. This Farkas model offers independent tuning for convenience allowing the player to tune the Bb side of the horn seperately from the F side.
This Farkas Wrap horn offers a large throat bronze bell with solid brass bow and branches. In addition, the Holton Farkas horns all feature an independent tuning slide for the Bb side of the instrument for convenience. Holton horns also feature tapered rotors which create longevity for the instrument.
Like all Farkas horns, the H181 is capable of eloquent espression over wide dynamic range. It can be played loud without a brassy edge, and softly with full tone. The rose brass bell gives it a darker tone than other Farkas horns.
Model H181 features a bronze bell that produces a darker sound. Capable of a wide range of dynamics,it can be played loud without a brassy edge to the sound.
Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning.
Bell: 12-1/4″ large-throated, hand-hammered, red brass bell
Mouthpipes: .310 venturi of nickel silver
Valve Rotors: tapered, hand-lapped brass rotors
Material: solid brass branches and bows with nickel silver ferrules. solid nickel silver slides inside and out.
Level Action: Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel springs.
Waterkey: On the mouthpipe for quick water removal.