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pentatonic lower part for the class flute, 440 Hz

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Pentatonic lower piece for soprano class flute, 440Hz


class flute with the model name 117-052U made by Paetzold by Kunath>/i> is a musical tool that provides lasting fun in lessons as well as on stage. This feature is largely due to the clever combination of the special model in the fine tuning with the qualities of the pear tree material used.

The material of this instrument fascinates pleasantly by its unique qualities. The special properties can be described roughly in this way, although it is in the nature of things that sounds can only ever be described inadequately in words. Therefore the sound of recorders is perceived and described by everyone in slightly varying detail: Rich in overtones.

The scale >/h3> The geometry of the recorder's inner bore is slightly cylindro-conical and wide. This type of bore gives the recorder its typical sound.
In principle, instruments with a wider bore sound warmer, fuller, more fundamental and thus more ensemble-capable than models with a narrower bore.

For which musical styles can the instrument best be used?

Birnbaum is particularly suitable for recorders used in ensembles, in choral playing and as a soloist.

Who is this instrument aimed at?

From this it follows that instruments made of pearwood are particularly suitable for beginners. A second general rule of thumb is that a more demanding instrument makes making music less complicated in most cases than a poor one.

The wind tunnel of the recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the head of the instrument where the blowing air is formed into an air leaf. This air leaf is the basis of the sound production of a flute. In combination with the labium, this air vane is the basis for the vibration that generates the tone of the flute. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus one of the defining features for the artistic usability of the instrument.

The instrument 117-052U by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel which is straight and conical shaped.
Conical shaped wind tunnels accelerate the breathing air more than cylindrical ones. fingering Paetzold by Kunath Klassenflöte 117-052U
is delivered in the version: Pentatonic.


It is not always possible to place the tone holes in places in the instrument that can be easily reached with the fingers. Especially on larger recorders, some tone holes are placed in positions that are not ergonomically accessible for reasons of response. On these instruments, the instrument makers are fitted with key mechanisms which make fingering much easier, or even possible in the first place. The instrument 117-052U has the following keys: Without. This allows it to be easily grasped by players with smaller hands. The shape of the keys is unique and legally protected. Especially in the Asian region these recorders are often used in schools by internationally renowned teachers for young players.
However, even adult players with reduced hand grip range do not want to miss the advantages of the Ohne once they have got to know it.

construction of the body

A point that becomes particularly important when larger or more instruments are to be taken along.
Leaders of large playgroups will agree with us.

Packaging and accessories

The recorder comes with a bag and the useful accessories as standard: grease container, wiper rod, fingering chart

Tips on hygiene

If the instrument is loaned out repeatedly, you should consider disinfecting the blowing area regularly to maintain cleanliness. The agent Flautisept has proven to be a safe helper in these cases. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

Hints for the search for a new recorder

How do you find your future instrument for sure?
Inform yourself in detail!
However, do not let prevailing opinions deter you from trying out an unknown flute for yourself. Your musical feeling is as unique as you are. Therefore only you can decide which flute she touches.
Our recommendation is therefore: try different instruments that you have not yet tested. You can only gain experience.
More Information
Fingering Pentatonisch
Tuning 442 Hz
Surface finish Geölt/Gewachst
Windway Gerade zylindrisch
Article group Blockflöten
Sound characteristics Birnbaum: Weicher, chorischer Klang. Geeignet für das Spiel in der Gruppe
Construction 2-teilig (Kopf-, Unterstück)
Musical use Alle Stilarten
Material structure Birnbaum: Sehr tragfähig mit feinporiger Struktur.
Packing mehrteilige Baumwolltasche
Model series Klassenflöte
Material Birnbaum
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