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Holton horns offer an alternative in design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced players. With the support of renowned artists including Philip Farkas and Ethel Merker, Holton French horns are among the most popular horns today.


Holton Farkas H378 French Horn

The H378 has similar playing characteristics to those of the H178 with a bright, compact feel and outstanding tonal beauty. Medium throat bell provides a singing tone with fine legato characteristics. Yellow brass produces a higher tone color and clearer projection. Independent Bb main tuning slide allows for increased tuning flexibility.


All Holton French Horns, including the single and double models, feature valve rotors that are tapered. This is so that as the valve wears, it automatically seats itself. This includes the bearing surfaces axles on each end of the valve and the bearing plates. All Holton French Horn bells are made with overlapped seams. This is much more durable than one made with a butt seam. It also produces a better tone and timbre. This is one of the outstanding characteristics on which Holton USA French Horns developed its reputation.



Key: Bb/F
Body Material: Yellow Brass
Bell Size: 12" Medium Throat
Bell Type: Fixed
Bore Size: .468"
Wrap Style: Kruspe
Lever Action: String
Finish: Lacquer
Mouthpiece: Farkas Medium Cup

Holton Farkas H378 Double Step Up French Horn

SKU: H378