Paxman Academy Bb/F Compensating French Horn
The ideal stepping-stone to a full double horn, suitable to take the player upto grade VIII.
The Paxman Academy compensating double uses a system of shared tubing to make the instrument lighter than a full double. Ideal for the beginner or intermediate student who would benefit from a lighter instrument
Our guide to buying your first French Horn will help you know what to look for and explains the many features found on a French Horn.
- Lighter than a double horn
The Paxman Academy Compensating Double Horn is supplied with a good all round Paxman mouthpiece and backpack style case.
About the maker
The Academy range of horns were introduced by Paxman in 2008.
- Model: Academy
- Key: Bb/F
- Bell Size: Fixed Yellow Brass
- Valves: Rotary 4
- Bore: Unknown
- Water Key: N/A
- Body: Yellow Brass
- Finish: Lacquer
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: Paxman