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Bassetblockflötenkopf „Direct-Blow“, Master, Birkensperrholz Natur, Paetzold by Kunath

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The recorder from the model series MASTER with the article number: 449DBK from the workshop Paetzold by Kunath is a musical tool that can tirelessly produce joy of playing in daily use.
The instrument owes this characteristic mainly to the skilful combination of the outstanding model and the expressive possibilities of the birch plywood used. The material of this instrument is striking for its extraordinary qualities. The special features can be characterised as follows: Wooden and warm.

The scale

The geometry of the inner bore of the instrument is cylindrical and wider. This type of drilling process gives the instrument its typical sound.
In principle, recorders with a further bore sound warmer, fuller, more fundamental and thus more ensembleable than instruments with a narrower bore.

For which music can the flute be used?

Birch plywood is particularly suitable for recorders that are used in folk music and as an introduction to recorder playing.

Who is the instrument intended for?

As a result, instruments made of birch plywood are particularly suitable for ambitious amateurs and advanced players. Another rule of thumb is that a better instrument makes learning less complicated than a seemingly inexpensive bargain.

The wind tunnel of the recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the instrument headpiece in which the breathing air of the musician is formed into a thin air blade. This air leaf is the germ cell of the sound production of a flute. At the labium, the oscillation that fundamentally generates the flute tone results from this air leaf. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus highly influential for the musical expressiveness of the recorder.

The model 449DBK by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is straight and conical.
Conical wind tunnels accelerate the air blade more than cylindrical ones.
Wind tunnels are naturally extremely complex in their geometric form and many parameters are influenced by each other.

Wise of grip

The model Paetzold by Kunath MASTER 449DBK is delivered in the following version: .


It is not always possible to drill tone holes in places that are pleasant and easy to grasp with the fingers. Especially with bass instruments, some tone holes are located in places that are not ergonomically accessible for reasons relevant to response. With such instruments, mechanics are mounted to the instrument makers, which {simplify {easily} the gripping, or make it possible at all only at all.
The instrument 449DBK has the following keys: . This makes it easy to play, even for players with smaller hands. This flap system is unique and legally protected. Especially in Korea and Taiwan these recorders are often used in recorder orchestras by well-known teachers for adolescent players. But also older players with reduced grip span of the hands enjoy the advantages of the .

Multi-part ratio

The design of a recorder has a fundamental influence on the way in which it can be used in daily life, on the one hand to ensure sensible handling in terms of easy reachability and on the other hand to ensure compact transport.
A point that becomes particularly important when larger or more instruments need to be carried. Ask veteran ensemble leaders once.

Packaging and accessories

The model comes standard with an optional bag / case and useful accessories: Fat jar, fingering chart, care instructions

Hygiene tips

If the flute is lent again and again, you should consider to disinfect the headjoint regularly to ensure the hygienic harmlessness. practical aid, the care product Flautisept has proven itself. You will find Flautisept in our assortment.

Advice on finding a new instrument

What is the easiest way to find a future instrument?
Ask friends!
But don't let "expert" opinions dissuade you from trying out a new flute yourself. Your musical perception is as unique as you are. Therefore, only you can decide for yourself which wind tunnel shape will inspire you.
Our recommendation is therefore: Play new instruments that you have not yet tried out. They can only gain new experiences.
More Information
Voice Basset
Tuning 442 Hz
Surface finish Naturfarben
Windway Gerade, konisch
Blowing type Direkt angeblasen
Article group Blockflöten
Sound characteristics Birkensperrholz: Tragender aber weicher Klang
Bore zylindrokonisch
Musical use Ensemble, im chorischen Spiel und solistisch
Material structure Birkensperrholz: Das Holz ist zäh, biegsam, elastisch, schwer spaltbar und mässig schwindend.
Packing Verpackung optional
Model series MASTER
Material Birkensperrholz
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