Patterson Geyer R Double Horn


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A Geyer-style professional model double French horn in F/Bb.


Currently the most popular Patterson double horn model, the Geyer R is an extremely well-crafted handmade instrument. This all-brass beauty features tapered sections that are seamed and hand-hammered. The ‘R’ configuration denotes additional braces placed at acoustically specific locations.

Artistic Credibility

The Geyer R is quite popular with hornists of New York’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, and many more. 

Made in the USA

All Patterson horn models are handcrafted by Patterson Hornworks in Las Cruces, New Mexico. No need to import this one!

  • Double Horn F/Bb
  • Nickel Silver Leadpipe
  • Medium Large Spun Bell Flare
  • One Amado-style Water Key
  • String Linkage
  • Unlacquered
  • Detachable Bell
  • No Case Included

*Raw brass, polished brass, and unlacquered instruments and mouthpieces will tarnish quickly and may not arrive with a flawless finish. This is a natural property of raw brass, which will develop a rich golden-brown patina over time.

Warning Sign

California residents: See Prop 65 warning.
All brass instruments and brass instrument mouthpieces may contain lead, which is known to cause cancer and reproductive harm. –