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Selmer Thevet Model Double Horn

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$2,750.00

A true French horn!

 

In France during the 1930’s-1980’s the main horns played were these Selmer double horns, first the Vuillermoz model then the Thevet model. This horn is from the 1960’s and in nice condition. It’s a compensating double horn with 3 pistons and a rotor Bb/F change valve, and has an ascending 3rd which raises the horn up to C/G instead of the normal descending down to G/D. This ascending 3rd valve is essentially a built in descant horn to the double horn, giving shorter fingerings above the staff (high A is perfectly in tune!) and gives great alternate fingerings in the middle and low registers.

 

Very different instrument from what we play today but a great instrument for learning the sounds that the French composers were going for. Dr. James Hampson has used his Selmer Thevet model often and it works great for operas, musicals, and chamber music.

 

Comes with a L’olifant copy of a Selmer mouthpiece and a Courtois mouthpiece (German style).

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We are passionate about providing musicians with the highest quality horns on the market. Our team is made up of experienced brass players and professionals who have a deep understanding of what makes an excellent instrument. We offer a wide range of horns to suit a variety of budgets and playing styles, including both new and used instruments. We also have a team of technicians on hand to ensure that everything is in top condition. Whether you are a beginner looking for your first horn or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your current instrument, we have something for everyone. Stop by our store or browse our selection online to find the perfect match. Or send us your question!

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We are passionate about providing musicians with the highest quality horns on the market. Our team is made up of experienced brass players and professionals who have a deep understanding of what makes an excellent instrument. We offer a wide range of horns to suit a variety of budgets and playing styles, including both new and used instruments. 

We also have a team of technicians on hand to ensure that everything is in top condition. Whether you are a beginner looking for your first horn or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your current instrument, we have something for everyone. Stop by our store or browse our selection online to find the perfect match. Or send us your question!

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