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Headjoint for soprano class flute, without sound stripes


Class Flute with the model name: 117 built by Paetzold by Kunath is a recorder that brings fun to making music every day. This characteristic is due in large part to the masterful combination of the well thought-out instrument model in combination with the expressive possibilities of the pearwood material used. The material is pleasantly convincing with this instrument due to its material-typical sound characteristics. The special properties can be characterized in this way: Wooden and warm.

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

For which musical styles can the instrument be best used?

Pearwood is particularly suitable for recorders used in folk and for the introduction to recorder playing. The wind tunnel of a recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the instrument head piece where the breathing air is formed into a thin sheet of air. This air leaf is the basis of the sound of the instrument. At the labium, the air leaf is the source of the vibration that generates the flute tone. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus one of the defining features for the musical shaping of the flute's achievable sounds.

The model 117 by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is straight and conical.
Conical wind tunnels accelerate the airfoil more strongly than cylindrically shaped ones. fingering

The instrument Paetzold by Kunath class flute 117 is made in the version: .


It is not always possible to drill the tone holes in places that are easy and comfortable to grip with the hands. Especially with deep instruments, tone holes are located in positions that are not ergonomically easy to grasp. With these instruments, the instrument makers are fitted with mechanisms that make it much easier to grasp the instruments, or even make it possible in the first place. The instrument 117 has the following keys: Without. This allows it to be played by players with smaller hands. This key mechanism is unique and legally protected. Especially in Taiwan and Korea these models are often used in schools by leading teachers for young players.
But also adult players with small hands appreciate the advantages of the Ohne.


Experienced ensemble players can sing them a song about it.

Packaging and accessories

The model is supplied as standard with a bag and the following accessories: grease container, wiper rod, fingering chart

Tips on hygiene

If the flute is played by several people, you should consider sterilizing the blowing area if necessary for your own protection. Flautisept has proven to be a convenient but safe cleaning method. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

Notes on the way to a new recorder

How do you find your future instrument for sure?
Ask acquaintances!
But don't let "well-meant" advice stop you from testing an unknown instrument yourself. Your musical perception is as unique as you are. Therefore only you can decide which instrument touches you personally.
Our recommendation is therefore: Try different designs which you may not have tested yet. You can't lose anything, but only gain experience.
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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 Birkensperrholz: Das Holz ist zäh, biegsam, elastisch, schwer spaltbar und mässig schwindend.
Packing mehrteilige Baumwolltasche
Model series Klassenflöte
Material Birnbaum
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Soprano head piece Class flute