Capable of a fully professional level of performance. Full Gillet Semi automatic plus 3rd octave French Model. Price includes full technical enhancement. Silver Plated keywork.
The S5 models remain the benchmark upon which the Howarth reputation for quality has been built, offering a large, powerful sound. Many of the greatest recordings have been and still are made using instruments from the S5 range. This time-proven range of instruments is admired in oboe sections the world over.
- Body in African Blackwood, also known as Grenadilla (dalbergia melanoxylon)
- Full Conservatoire System
- Semi-Automatic Octaves
- 3rd Octave Key
- C-D Trill Key (x 2)
- C-C# Trill Key
- Forked F vent
- Ab-Bb, Ab-A Trills
- "Banana Key" - low C-C# trill
- Eb-E trill mechanism
- Articulated C# mechanism
- Metal-lined tenon sockets and tipped tenons
- Undercut tone holes
- All necessary adjusting screws