French Horn/Yamaha Single

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Hi Alan,

Sorry I should have included this link on my last email to you. I also found this single Yamaha french horn on craigslist. I know its a single but the price is hard to beat. Is this a good french horn or do you recommend we hold out for a double? Thanks!

Cori

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/msg/5300776360.html

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I would certainly prefer to teach a beginner on this than the Caravelle. It's a nice blowing single horn, cosmetic condition looks poor but I'm sure it plays just fine. Any horn for $100 is a really good buy, the case is probably worth that on its own!

Of course you'll have to upgrade at some point to a double but it seems a good place to start. And he'll find it nice and light to hold.

AJ

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Alan Jones

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