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Finke Bb/f Descant Horn

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Finke Bb/f Descant Horn

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Finke Bb/f Double Descant Horn

Helmut Finke patented on 3.7.1975 the basic idea of two separate mouthpipes- one for each horn section. It was first used on a Bb-F alto descant-horn, then transferred to the triple horn and now onto this new design.The major advantage of this design are: a) independable tuning of the two horn sides, b) better matching sound, a regular long lead pipe for the Bb side of the instrument.

Recommended taper size of bell-flare on this instrument is the Brendan taper, also available as "Americus". The horn can optionally be fitted with an descant Eb-crook and a low F extension for the A-valve, which allows to play the F harmonics. .

Specifications:

Metal: Nickel Silver or Yellow Brass or Gold Brass
Finish: Lacquer
Bore Size: .472 inch
Bell: Large Throat (Americus) or Small Throat (Brendan) Detachable Bell with or without Garland
Lever Action: Miniball Linkages
Rotors: Carbon Fiber