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Kontrabassblockflöte „HP-Original“, Solo, Schwarz lackiert, Paetzold by Kunath

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The instrument from the series SOLO with the model number: 26-AS by Paetzold by Kunath is a musical tool that always brings joy in playing music.
This characteristic is due to the clever marriage of the ingenious design with the tonal colours of the RESONA.

material used. The material of this instrument convinces pleasantly by its material-typical qualities. The peculiarities can be described as follows, whereby it is in the nature of things that sounds can only be described inadequately with words. Therefore the sound of recorders is perceived and described in slightly different details by every person: Soft, warm.

The scale

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

For which music styles can the instrument be used?

RESONA is ideal for recorders used in jazz, folk, dance songs and popular music.

Who is this instrument intended for?

From this it follows that recorders from RESONA are particularly suitable for semi-professionals, professional players. An additional noteworthy basic rule is that a better instrument naturally makes making music more beautiful than a supposedly cheap one.

The wind tunnel of the recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the head of the instrument where the blowing air of the musician is formed into a thin blade of air. This air leaf is the basis of the sound of a flute. At the labium, the oscillation that fundamentally generates the flute tone is generated from the air leaf. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus extremely influential for the response and the sound of the recorder.

The instrument 26-AS by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is straight and conical.
Conical wind tunnels accelerate the breathing air more than cylindrical ones.
Wind tunnels are extremely complex in their design and many parameters are influenced by each other.

Wise of grip

The flute Paetzold by Kunath SOLO 26-AS is manufactured in the following version: Baroque fingering.


Not always tone holes can be placed in places that are easy and convenient to reach with the hands. Especially with larger instruments, some tone holes are located in places that are not tangible for reasons relevant to response. With such instruments, flaps are attached to the instrument maker, which {simplify {gripping} or make it possible at all.
The instrument 26-AS has the following keys: Paetzold full folding. This allows it to be played strikingly even by players with smaller hands. The shape of the flaps is unique and legally protected. Especially in the Asian region these instruments are often used in schools by internationally renowned teachers for young players.
But also older players with small hands appreciate the advantages of Paetzold full folding.


The number of individual parts of a flute strongly influences the way in which the woodwind instrument can be used, on the one hand, to ensure easy handling with regard to easy assembly and, on the other hand, to ensure compact transport.
A point that becomes particularly important when transporting larger or multiple instruments .
A point that becomes particularly important when transporting larger or multiple instruments. Ask veteran ensemble leaders once.

Packaging and accessories

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

Hygiene tips

If the recorder is often borrowed, you should consider to clean the headjoint sterilely again and again to keep it clean. Here the care product Flautisept has proven itself. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

Recommendations on the way to a new recorder

What is the easiest way to find your next instrument?
Ask friends!
However, in no case should they allow themselves to be deterred from testing a flute themselves by "generally accepted" rules. Your musical feeling is as unique as you are. Therefore, only you can decide for yourself which construction method inspires them.
Our recommendation is therefore: Try different materials that you have never tested before. They can't lose anything, they can only win.
More Information
Voice Contrabass
Fingering Barocke Griffweise
Tuning 442 Hz
Surface finish Schwarz lackiert
Windway Gerade, konisch
Blowing type Anblasrohr
Article group Blockflöten
Sound characteristics RESONA: Volles und klar zeichnendes Klangbild
Keys Vollbeklappung (Paetzold by Kunath)
Construction 3-teilig (Kopf-, Mittel-, Fußstück)
Bore zylindrokonisch
Musical use Ensemble, im chorischen Spiel und solistisch
Material structure RESONA: Geschlossene Oberfläche. Dichte vergleichbar mit Palisander. Aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen.
Packing Verpackung optional
Model series SOLO
Material RESONA
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