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Natural Horn to Valve horn

The history of how the French horn became the way it is today.

Brian Mayer

on 21 April 2010

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Transcript of Natural Horn to Valve horn

Natural Horn Parts Valve Horn Parts Horn: From Then to Now Then: Before 1818 the horn had no valves and was played by moving the hand inside the bell. Now: The horn has 3 or 4 valves and the right hand is still placed inside the bell to contole tuning. Lets Take a Closer Look at the Parts Crooks F E Eb Mouth Piece Body Bell Mouthpiece Rotor Valves Valve Levers Valve levers Valve Slides The Bell Water Key Mr. Mayer will now play you musical examples on both horns. Won't you Mr. Mayer? Yes!!!
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