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Soprano class flute, baroque fingering, with double holes for c/cis and d/dis, 440Hz



The recorder from the series Class Flute with the model number: 117-072 manufactured by Paetzold by Kunath is a companion that always generates new joy of playing in daily use.
This special feature is largely due to the skilful combination of the pioneering instrument model in interplay with the tonal colours of the pear wood material used.

In this instrument, the material is strikingly pleasingly inspiring due to its unique tonal properties. The properties can be characterized as follows: Ensemble capable.

The scale length

. The geometry of the inner bore of the instrument is slightly cylindroconical 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 suitable for ensembles than models with a narrower bore.

For what styles of music can the instrument be used?

Pearwood is excellent for recorders used in folk and for beginning recorder playing.

Who is this instrument aimed at?

It follows that instruments made of pearwood are particularly suitable for ambitious amateurs, advanced players. Another rule of thumb is that in most cases a more qualitative instrument will make playing together more enriching than a supposedly cheap one.

The wind tunnel of a recorder


The windway is the area in the head of the instrument where the musician's breath is formed into a thin sheet of air. This air leaf is the nucleus of a flute's sound. In interaction with the labium, the fundamental vibration which generates the flute tone is created from this sheet of air. The shape of the windway is therefore extremely important The shape of the windway is therefore extremely important for the range of musical expression of the instrument.

The recorder 117-072 from Paetzold by Kunath has a windway that is straight and conical in shape.
Conical windways accelerate the air leaf more than cylindrically shaped ones.
Wind tunnels are extremely complex in their design due to the system and many parameters influence each other.



The flute Paetzold by Kunath Klassenflöte 117-072 is manufactured in the version: Baroque fingering.


. It is not always possible to drill the tone holes in places in the that are comfortable and easy to grip with the fingers. Especially on bass recorders, some tone holes sit in positions that are ergonomically inaccessible for acoustic reasons. On such instruments, the instrument makers add key mechanisms that make gripping much {simplify|easier, or even possible in the first place.
The 117-072 instrument has the following keys: None. This allows it to be played above average by players with smaller hands. This key action is unique and legally protected. Especially in Taiwan and Korea, these instruments are often used in recorder orchestras by leading teachers for young players.
But also adult players with small hands appreciate the advantages of the Ohne.

Body construction


The construction method of a musical instrument fundamentally shapes the way in which the flute can ensure uncomplicated handling in terms of easy gripping on the one hand, and compact transport on the other, during daily use.
A point that becomes particularly important when larger or multiple instruments need to be transported.
Leaders of large playing circles will agree.

Packaging and accessories

. The model comes standard with bag and the following accessories: Grease cup, wiper rod, fingering chart.

Hygiene tips

. If the recorder is borrowed frequently, it is recommended to clean the headjoint sterilely again and again to ensure hygienic safety. Flautisept has proven to be a convenient but safe way of cleaning. You will find Flautisept in our assortment.

How to find a new recorder

. How do you find a future instrument without complications?
Ask acquaintances!
However, you should not be discouraged from playing a recorder by "universal" rules such as "the instrument xy does not work in an ensemble / for professionals". Your musical perception is as unique as you are. Therefore, only you can decide for yourself which wind tunnel shape reaches you personally.
Our recommendation is therefore: test different construction concepts that you may not have tried before. You cannot lose anything, but only gain new experiences.
More Information
Fingering Barocke Griffweise
Tuning 442 Hz
Surface finish Geölt/Gewachst
Windway Gerade zylindrisch
Blowing type Direkt angeblasen
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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