The newest model in our Geyer style Custom French Horn range, the YHR-871 delivers exceptional clarity as well as deep, rich resonance.
The YHR-871D is a new professional model double horn by Yamaha. Introduced in 2016 it replaces the 667V model. The 871 has a very lightweight bell flare, reminiscent of the 667V.
Offering a redefined sound with a wider range of tonal characteristics for performing passages that require added nuance, the new instruments provides consistency and playability associated with Yamaha Custom-level horns.
- Custom Series Full Double Horn
- Key: F/Bb
- Valves: 4 rotary valves
- Bell size: M
- Bell type: Detachable
- Bore: 12.1mm (0.476")
- Valve casings: Nickel silver
- Valve Rotors: Solid (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) Hollow (4th)
- Lever action: String
- Wrap Style and Bell
- An orthodox Geyer style wrap is used with a medium size bell and relatively thick rim wire. The tone is rich and deep with a solid core.
- A new leadpipe design in gold brass contributes to consistent tone and playing feel throughout the instrument’s range.
- Bore Size
- This model features a 12.1 millimeter bore size that maximizes its performance potential.
- Silde and Valve Casing
- The inner tubes of all slides are made of gold brass to emphasize the horn’s tonal clarity and depth. The main tuning slide also has a rounded shape that provides ideal blowing resistance for this class of instrument. The valve casing is made of Nickel silver for enhanced response and durability.
- 4th Rotor
- A hollow rotor makes notable contributions to response and tone.
- 4th Lever and Pinky Hook
- The 4th thumb lever and pinky hook can be adjusted for the most comfortable playing position
- Long Pull Ring
- The Bb 2nd valve slide features a long pull ring that adds to the instrument’s playing convenience
- Valve Caps
- Engraved brass valve caps enhance appearance, adding visual sophistication that is on a par with high-end models
- Model: YHR-871D
- Key: Bb/F
- Bell Size: 300mm (12")
- Valves: Rotary, 4
- Bore: 12.1mm (0.476")
- Water Keys: Lever 1
- Body: Yellow Brass
- Finish: Lacquer
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: HR32C4
- Warranty: 2 Years
The Yamaha YHR-871D is supplied in a hard case. A Yamaha 30D4 mouthpiece is also supplied. An accessory pack including a polish cloth and a bottle of valve oil is also provided.
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