Yamaha YHR-869D Double Horn

Article code YHR869D
From magnificent fortissimo power to the softest and most delicate pianissimo, new dimensions of timbre and expression are about to resonate around the world. The highly anticipated new “Custom” horn is here.

This full double horn in F/Bb features a yellow-brass detachable MS size bell. Bore size is 12.1 millimeters. The instrument is finished in clear lacquer and includes easy switching between F/Bb and Bb/F, an adjustable pinky hook, and a water key.

New Leadpipe Design

A new leadpipe design provides comfortably high resistance and well-balanced pitch that make playing legato easy. The expressive capabilities of the horn are significantly enhanced.

Heavy Valve Caps

Heavy valve caps contribute to rich timbre and resonance.

Hard German silver inner and outer tuning slide tubes

The use of hard German silver reduces decay while achieving fast response.

MS Size Bell

A narrow MS size bell plays an important role in producing this horn’s lively sound.

Adjustable Pinky Hook

Can be adjusted to match the size of the player’s hand for ideally positioned, fatigue-free holding.

Mechanical Action

High-precision bearings enhance the instrument’s lever action response, while phosphor bronze bearings in the brass valve casing maximize overall durability.

Bb Tuning Slide

Full double horns usually have a main tube and F tuning slide. The addition of a Bb tuning slide in this model provides even finer pitch adjustment capability.

Mouthpiece (HR-34C)

A new mouthpiece designed specifically to elicit maximum performance from the YHR-869 is supplied. The new mouthpiece has a narrower rim than conventional types, for improved playability and versatility. Fine adjustments to the transition from cup to throat deliver richer harmonics as well as improved projection.


The first backpack type semi-hard case (Gig Bag Light) for a Yamaha horn is included.

Size: 51.0 x 40.5 x 27.0 cm

Weight: 3.2 kg (approx. 5.8 kg with horn)

Color: Black

* Mute (straight or stopping) pouch included

* Fits the YHR-869D/GD only (will not fit other models).

Key F/Bb
Body Yellow brass
Bell Size MS
Bell Type Detachable
Bore Size 12.1mm (0.476")
Number of Valves 4
Valve Rotors Solid
Lever Action Mechanical
Finish Clear lacquer
Mouthpiece HR-34C
Case Included
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