to go from concert pitch to horn pitch (F) simply add one sharp or remove one flat from the key. If you could get me the answer today that would be great! Concert B-flat Major F Major Written Players may choose whichever octave is the most comfortable at first French Horn Jenn Bock *NEW* Poston Scale Packet & &b One Octave All-State Pattern and Arpeggio &b Full Range Scale &b Scale In Thirds- Basic &b &b Scale In Thirds- Advanced &b Interval Study w w w w w w w bw b w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w bw b w w w w w w œ œ œ œ œ œ œ … My sister got a french horn to take home over the summer to mess around with before school starts, and we cannot even figure out what the B flat concert scale is. The french horn is typically pitched in F. Double horns are pitched in F and B-flat (they have a thumb valve that switches it from F to B-flat). French Horn Boot Camp: Scales and Arpeggios If you’ve been in band or orchestra for more than a few months, you’ve probably been told the importance of learning your scales and arpeggios. B flat concert means when a concert b flat is played, the concert pitched instruments finger a b flat and thats what comes out. So, if they want to play a concert Bb scale, they start on a F (they have to think up five scale steps). i need to know this for a project. If you don't know what scales are associated with what keys, you really should learn, like 5 sharps = B, 4 flats = Ab In band, the clarinets and trumpets would play their B flat concert scale like this: Then play the scale associated with that key. I hope that helps. The horn overall is in the key of F. The same goes if it's pitched in B-flat or E-flat: the C scale will actually be the concert B-flat scale or concert E-flat scale. Concert C is their A, Concert Ab is their F. French horns and some alto horns and the English horn (that's the one related to the oboe) are F instruments: when they play a C it sounds like a F on the piano. thanks B flat concert scale for French Horn? While lots of students (me included) have rolled their eyes at the 100th time they are told this, but it really is true. To go from F to concert pitch simply do the opposite by adding a flat or removing a sharp.