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2017-02-11 Horn purchasing.:

Hi, I think that one is maybe a little overpriced for such an old instrument.     Anyway, I'm not sure if a single Bb horn is exactly what you would want. It's a bit of a specialist instrument for high

2017-01-15 natural horn:

Hi, that's basically why you have your hand in the bell when you play...     Around 1750-1760 Anton Joseph Hampel developed the technique of hand stopping, enabling the production of notes not in the harmonic

2017-01-12 inf;:

Hi, I'm afraid I can't reply in Portuguese, I had to use Google to translate your question.    I can't tell you too much about your horn either, but maybe Jiracek can, their website is http://www.jiracek

2017-01-08 Vintage Severin double french horn:

Hi,    The Severin horn is, as you say, a compensating double, and not a good one either. These were made in Italy and sold under various brand names such as Anborg, Danor, Viking, although the Severin

2016-12-17 alexander horns:

Hi, you're fairly correct in your assessment of what the Alexander website says, Mensur is the bell throat size, Korpusgrosse is just the overall size of the horn body. And yes, the K model is the wrap

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