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French Horn Guide

This progressive guide presents information and suggestions for the uninitiated to gain a foothold in an unfamiliar world. As the text advances, more detailed information is presented that may only be suitable or desirable for a more involved or interested person. I’ve tried to categorize it so one can easily jump ahead or leave as their information needs are fulfilled. 

Part 1:

  • Build Basics: Understanding how it works and some common terminology.
  • Starting Point - The Single Horn: where a child begins their musical journey. 
  • Universal Options: We’ll take a quick look at some options and choices that are likely to be encountered early on.
  • What’s Available Here: It’s always best to go and take a look before you buy. These instruments are commonly found in shops around Sydney.

Part 2:

  • Intermediate - The Double Horn: Moving into new territory. 
  • Horns for Schools: Covering the bases for size, skill level, budget and durability. 

Part 3:

  • Level 3 - High Level Double Horns: an introduction to advanced and professional  level horns and getting deeper into the  different types of construction. 
  • Level 4 - Beyond…: Looking into some of the interesting and amazing things in the world of horn.