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Pentatonic Soprano Class Flute, 440Hz


class flute with the model number: 117-052 from the workshop Paetzold by Kunath is a companion that always brings joy in playing in daily use.
This special feature is largely due to the skilful combination of the outstanding construction concept in combination with the qualities of the pear tree material used.

. The material of this instrument is remarkably pleasant to the touch due to its special qualities. The properties can be characterized as follows, although it is in the nature of things that sounds can always be described in words only very inadequately. Therefore the sound of recorders is perceived and described in slightly varying detail by every person: Noble...

The scale >/h3> The geometry of the inner bore of the instrument is weakly cylindroconical and wide. This type of bore pattern 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 music can the flute best be used?

Pearwood is particularly suitable for recorders used in jazz, folk, dance songs and popular music.

Who is the instrument aimed at?

It follows that recorders made of pearwood are particularly suitable for semi-professional and professional players. A rule to be observed is that a better instrument naturally makes the interplay more enriching than a simple one.

The wind tunnel of a recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the recorder head in which the musician's breathing air is formed into an air leaf. This air leaf is the determining element in the tone production of a flute. In interaction with the labium, this airleaf is used to create the vibration that fundamentally generates the tone of the flute. The shape of the wind tunnel is therefore highly influential for the sound and the response of the instrument.

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


It is not always possible to place tone holes in those places in the body that are easy and pleasant to grip with the hands. Especially with bass instruments, some tone holes are placed in positions that are not accessible for reasons of response. On these instruments, keys are fitted which make fingering much easier or even possible in the first place. The instrument 117-052 has the following keys: Without. With these keys it can be played remarkably well even by players with smaller hands. This key mechanism is unique and legally protected. Especially in the Asian region these instruments are often used in recorder orchestras by well-known teachers for adolescent players.
But even adult players with small hands do not want to miss the advantages of the Ohne once they have used it.

construction of the body

A point that becomes particularly important when larger or more instruments are to be carried.
Just ask a veteran ensemble leader.

Packaging and accessories

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

Tips on hygiene

If the instrument is loaned out again and again, it is advisable to sterilize the wind tunnel if necessary to maintain cleanliness. The agent Flautisept has proven to be effective for cleaning. You will find Flautisept in our product range.

Tips for finding a new instrument

What is the easiest way to find a future instrument?
Get professional advice!
However, under no circumstances should you be dissuaded from playing an instrument yourself by well-meant advice. Your taste is as unique as you are. Therefore only you can decide which instrument concept will make you happy.
Our recommendation is therefore: Play new instruments that you have never tried before. You can only gain new experiences.
More Information
Fingering Pentatonisch
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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