Important: the contrabass French horn sounds like the most monstrous brass instrument of all time

3 May 2016, 15:23

All other brass instruments need to go home. We have a winner.

From fiendishly exposed entries in Brandenburg Concertos to cruel openings to Bruckner symphonies, the humble French horn has for centuries been unfairly given all the tricky lines, encouraging the all-too-embarrassing note split. 

If the French horn wanted to fight back, this is the instrument to lead the charge: the contrabass French horn.

It sounds utterly mighty.

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