Experience the Unmatched Power and Richness of the Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn
The Yamaha YHR-668NII is a world-class double French horn designed for the discerning professional musician who demands uncompromising performance and unmatched tonal richness. This horn boasts a powerful sound and a range that is perfectly suited for solo and ensemble playing, making it the go-to choice for professional French horn players worldwide.
Exceptional Sound Quality and Construction The YHR-668NII features a Kruspe-style wrap that produces a dark, open sound with a solid tonal center. The large-bore, cyclical design (.472-inch bore) ensures consistent airflow throughout the horn, making it incredibly responsive and dynamic. The hand-hammered, annealed bell adds even more depth to the tone and is expertly crafted for exceptional projection and resonance. The nickel-silver construction of the instrument ensures durability and longevity, making it a reliable instrument for years to come.
Precision and Comfortable Playability The Yamaha YHR-668NII is designed for precision and comfortable playability. The horn features a string linkage system that is whisper-quiet and responsive, providing an unmatched playing experience. The hand-lapped rotary valves and slides create a snug fit and airtight seal, ensuring precise control over each note. The horn also features articulated key levers for improved control and playability. The clear lacquer finish not only enhances the horn's aesthetic appeal but also provides a delicate warmth to the overall sound.
Professional Series Quality The Yamaha YHR-668NII is part of the renowned Yamaha Professional Series of brass and woodwind instruments, which has been setting the standard for professional-level instruments since 1967. Built with the highest-quality materials and expert craftsmanship, Yamaha Professional Series instruments are designed to empower musicians to achieve their full potential. This horn is an ideal choice for musicians who demand superior performance, reliability, and exceptional sound quality.
At Irvine Art and Music, we are proud to offer the Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn to our customers. With its unmatched power and tonal richness, precision playability, and exceptional construction, the YHR-668NII is sure to exceed your expectations and enhance your musical performance.
Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn Features:
- Professional F/Bb French horn with a powerful sound
- .472-inch bore with a cyclical shape for consistent air flow throughout the horn
- Kruspe wrap yields an open, dark sound with a rock-solid tonal center
- Tapered, hand-lapped rotary valves and slides ensure a snug fit and tight seal between the valves and casing
- String linkage for whisper-quiet operation
- Hammered large-throat bell delivers a muscular sound with outstanding projection
- Annealed bell provides you with enhanced sonic control
- Lacquer finish brings a delicate warmth to your overall sound and looks amazing
- Includes a case and Yamaha HR-30D4 mouthpiece
- Type:Double Horn
- Finish:Clear Lacquer
- Body Material:Nickel Silver
- Bell Material:Nickel Silver
- Bell Size:Large
- Bell Type:Fixed
- Bore:0.472" (11.98mm), Cyclical
- Throat:Large, 12.12"
- Valves:4 Solid Tapered Rotary Valves, String Linkage System
- Case/Gig Bag:Hardshell Case
- Manufacturer Part Number: YHR-668NII