New Taipei, Taiwan – May 6, 2022. KHS Music, manufacturer of XO Sophisticated Brass Instruments, is thrilled to announce the launch of our XO Kruspe Wrap Professional French Horns 1651, 1651D, 1651N, 1651ND.
“After the enthusiastic response to the introduction of our 1650 and 1650D Geyer wrap horns, we are proud to present our new Kruspe wrap models,” says Ray Huang, KHS Wind Product Manager. “Our goal is to provide the finest instruments to satisfy accomplished horn players in a wide variety of performance environments. By adding these new Kruspe models to the original Geyer version, we are confident that we’ve achieved that goal.”
In keeping with the advancements of the 1650, these new models feature a one-piece leadpipe, multi-axis adjustment of the pinky finger hook to maximize player comfort, and refined string linkages combined with phosphor bronze bottom caps to ensure years of smooth, quiet valve action. Available models offer the option of lacquered brass or nickel-silver finishes with fixed or detachable bell. An XO lightweight Designer Case rounds out the package.
With a total of six models now available, XO brass has the professional double horn that you’ve been waiting for!