The C.G. Conn CONNstellation 8DYS Double French Horn is one of the most popular double French horns with professional players. It is a large-throat horn designed in the Krüspe style, with the change valve positioned in front of the rotor cluster, and a detachable screw bell for easy storage and transportation. It has a Yellow Brass bell and first branch.
It's large throat means it is a versatile instrument, working well in many situations from symphony work to chamber ensembles and concert bands.
It has a full, rich tone which is easy to control and all dynamics. It is very flexible and offers impeccable response. The 8DYS remains a popular instrument for both professionals and non-professionals alike and is a very reliable instrument.
Bore: .468 (11.89mm)
Bell: Detachable Screw 12-1/4 (311mm) large throat Yellow Brass
Material: Yellow Brass Bell, First Branch and Leadpipe, Nickel Silver Valves
Change Valve: Fully mechanical
Case: Plastic hardshell