PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH HORN

Fox Model 500

The Fox Model 500 is the original all-grenadilla professional English horn developed in conjunction with Grover Schiltz of the Chicago Symphony. Known for its superb intonation, ease of playing, and mechanical stability, this English horn offers advanced players the breadth and complexity of tone required for orchestral playing.

Standard Features

  • Select grenadilla body
  • Nickel silver lined tenon sockets
  • Nickel silver caps on lower tenon shoulder
  • Silver-plated posts, bands, and bell ring
  • Stainless steel arbors and wire springs
  • Silver-plated keys
  • Teflon-tipped stainless steel adjusting screws
  • High-quality cork pads on low C and above
  • High-quality bladder pad on low B key

Standard Keywork

  • Full conservatory key system handmade in the United States
  • Third octave key
  • Split plate half hole
  • B tab
  • A♭-B♭ trill key with A height adjustment
  • G#-A trill key
  • F# key tab
  • Left hand F key
  • F resonance mechanism
  • Assembly key with C-D and B-C# trills
  • Split D ring mechanism
  • Low C-C# trill key
  • Articulated C# mechanism
  • Low B with vent key
  • Thumb rest with ring

Bocals

  • Two XL bocals: Lengths 2 & 3 ~ Options: XL or XP styles: Lengths 1, 2, and 3

Accessories

  • Hand-made French style professional case
  • Lined case cover
  • Three-reed case with reed
  • Silk swab
  • Cork grease
  • Grenadilla tenon cork caps
  • Screwdriver

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