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Nr. 87- Spun

Designer: Dieter Otto

$640.00

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The number 87 refers to the form number. Many in the industry consider this form to be a "C. F. Schmidt" design, but it actually is slightly larger than the original form, and has, by all accounts, become well known in its own right. This form is used by some manufacturers who wish to have an authentic "C. F. Schmidt" sound profile, however it is not so. This flare fits well with a more modern "symphonic" sound profile with plenty of power, projection, and overtones. The Nr. 87 is the bell flare of choice for the Dieter Otto 201, and the 180K-JN (Jeff Nelsen) models. It also works extremely well on the 185 Triple horn (as played by Martin Hackleman). The hammered flare offers a "singing" quality with beautiful effervescent overtones on top of the standard core sound profile the Nr. 87 form produces. - See more at: http://www.siegfriedscall.com/collections/horn-bell-flares/products/nr-87-hammered#sthash.WxqKvqOS.dpuf
The number 87 refers to the form number. Many in the industry consider this form to be a "C. F. Schmidt" design, but it actually is slightly larger than the original form, and has, by all accounts, become well known in its own right. This form is used by some manufacturers who wish to have an authentic "C. F. Schmidt" sound profile, however it is not so. This flare fits well with a more modern "symphonic" sound profile with plenty of power, projection, and overtones. The Nr. 87 is the bell flare of choice for the Dieter Otto 201, and the 180K-JN (Jeff Nelsen) models. It also works extremely well on the 185 Triple horn (as played by Martin Hackleman). The hammered flare offers a "singing" quality with beautiful effervescent overtones on top of the standard core sound profile the Nr. 87 form produces. - See more at: http://www.siegfriedscall.com/collections/horn-bell-flares/products/nr-87-hammered#sthash.WxqKvqOS.dpuf
The number 87 refers to the form number. Many in the industry consider this form to be a "C. F. Schmidt" design, but it actually is slightly larger than the original form, and has, by all accounts, become well known in its own right. This form is used by some manufacturers who wish to have an authentic "C. F. Schmidt" sound profile, however it is not so. This flare fits well with a more modern "symphonic" sound profile with plenty of power, projection, and overtones. The Nr. 87 is the bell flare of choice for the Dieter Otto 201, and the 180K-JN (Jeff Nelsen) models. It also works extremely well on the 185 Triple horn (as played by Martin Hackleman). The hammered flare offers a "singing" quality with beautiful effervescent overtones on top of the standard core sound profile the Nr. 87 form produces. - See more at: http://www.siegfriedscall.com/collections/horn-bell-flares/products/nr-87-hammered#sthash.WxqKvqOS.dpuf

The number 87 refers to the form number. Many in the industry consider this form to be a "C. F. Schmidt" design, but it actually is slightly larger than the original form, and has, by all accounts, become well known in its own right. This form is used by some manufacturers who wish to have an authentic "C. F. Schmidt" sound profile, however it is not so. This flare fits well with a more modern "symphonic" sound profile with plenty of power, projection, and overtones. The Nr. 87 is the bell flare of choice for the Dieter Otto 201, and the 180K-JN (Jeff Nelsen) models. It also works extremely well on the 185 Triple horn (as played by Martin Hackleman). The hammered flare offers a "singing" quality with beautiful effervescent overtones on top of the standard core sound profile the Nr. 87 form produces.

The process starts with a sheet of brass in the shape of a disc that is pressed to fit a form then it is  transferred to a lathe and pressed while turning against the pre-determined form. The result is a bell flare with slightly thinner material nearest the throat or bell ring area, and slightly thicker material near the rim or bell wire. A majority of manufacturers around the world incorporate this manufacturing technique and it is considered a modern method. 

The number 87 refers to the form number. Many in the industry consider this form to be a "C. F. Schmidt" design, but it actually is slightly larger than the original form, and has, by all accounts, become well known in its own right. This form is used by some manufacturers who wish to have an authentic "C. F. Schmidt" sound profile, however it is not so. This flare fits well with a more modern "symphonic" sound profile with plenty of power, projection, and overtones. The Nr. 87 is the bell flare of choice for the Dieter Otto 201, and the 180K-JN (Jeff Nelsen) models. It also works extremely well on the 185 Triple horn (as played by Martin Hackleman). The hammered flare offers a "singing" quality with beautiful effervescent overtones on top of the standard core sound profile the Nr. 87 form produces. - See more at: http://www.siegfriedscall.com/collections/horn-bell-flares/products/nr-87-hammered#sthash.WxqKvqOS.dpuf
SOUND ADVICE:
Yellow Brass
Dark rich core with light overtones... even diphthong throughout register changes and volumes... great projection
Gold Brass
mid level dynamics are incredibly interesting, as dynamics become louder, the core decreases and the higher overtones have a tendency to be highly excited and take over. I have been saying for years that gold brass is "an untamed beast"
Nickel Silver
A naturally bright alloy that is typically chosen with larger bell flares which creates a width of sound, warm and rich, yet adds great sizzle in the louder dynamics. Most, with this size bell taper, would consider the sound to be bright.
Kranz
A typically nickel silver band that is soldered in at the bell wire/bead. Width can vary, but we like a kranz 20mm wide. This allows for engraving, should you want it. Adding a Kranz to a spun flare will provide a very centered, compact tone without many higher overtones but powerful with a projection determined to strip paint off of the walls in the back of the hall.

 

*Due to the close relationship between Martin Ecker (Dieter Otto) and Bernd Sandner (Schallstueckmacherei), these bells are made by Bernd, prepared by Martin, and finished either by us in the shop at Siegfried's Call, or the Dieter Otto shop.

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