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Besson BE950 Tenor Horn £3,256.00
Besson BE950 Tenor Horn
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Instrument details

For years, Besson tenor horns have been among the most successful and highly regarded instruments on the market. They have the perfect sound and enough power to fulfil any musical challenge.

The Besson Sovereign tenor horn offers a beautiful tonal quality and in a brass band setting have the capabilities to both blend and have soloistic presence.

Instrument specifications

Key: Eb
Bore: .420" (10.21mm)
Bell Diameter: 8" (203mm)
Weight: 1.98kg (4lb 6oz)
Valves: 3 top center sprung monel
Finger buttons inlaid with mother of pearl
Water keys: 3
Fingers buttons inlaid with mother of pearl
Upright bell
Patented spring damper set
Famous lead pipe design into 3rd valve
Finishes: lacquer or bright silverplate
Supplied outfit, in case with Alliance mouthpiece in leather case and accessories

Instrument characteristics

  • Water keys with synthetic rubber seals : For a perfect seal
  • Monel valves : Durable, smooth action. Non-corrosive
  • Delrin valve guides : For quieter valve action
  • Phosphor bronze valve springs : Non-corrosive
  • Bell rim rolled and soldered over brass wire : Adds strength and protection to bell
  • Precision fitted slides : For ease of tuning
  • Finest quality brass : Excellent sound and intonation
  • Patented spring damper set : For quieter valve action
  • Nickel silver inner valve slides : Non-corrosive
  • Top sprung valves : Ease of maintenance


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- For International sales, please email for shipping costs. -
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 23 November, 2008.
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