The Cantesanu F/Bb double horn Model C is now available.
See the Horn Gallery for photos of the Cantesanu Horn Model C.
offers a custom horn that fulfills the demands of today's professional horn player with proven concepts and superb execution. This new horn brings to the forefront the needs of real performers, at a lower cost than other horns in its class.
The horn wrap is in the Knopf-Geyer style, best suited for Cantesanu's own design concept -- an open, round and smooth structure with "freestanding" tubing; there are no sections soldered directly to each other, this way the horn has an exciting "alive" feel and sound.
The world's best sources have been chosen for all materials -- see Manufacturing & Materials
for more information about the Cantesanu Model C horn, manufacturing style and processes.
Cantesanu Horns offers a superior horn that plays evenly and effortlessly throughout all registers. The horn is free-blowing, has immediate response, a rich and warm sound and remarkable projection; a -complete horn - that should be considered for any orchestral position or solo work.
Knopf-Geyer style wrap
Yellow brass + brass inner/outer slides
Bore size: .468" (11.89mm)
Medium size bell throat
High quality mechanical or string linkage
Nickel silver rotor casings and links
Change-valve easily stands in F or Bb
Adjustable finger hook & thumb-lever
Engraved valve caps
Brass leadpipe with Amado waterkey
Detachable bell with Alex rings
Custom fitted leather handguard
*Case not included