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3 May 2016, 15:23 | Updated: 6 January 2017, 14:45
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.