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Soprano head piece class flute with voice insert


class flute with the model name: 117-S from the workshop Paetzold by Kunath is a companion that always brings joy of playing when making music.
This characteristic is largely due to the masterful combination of the ingenious construction concept in fine tuning with the qualities of the pear tree material used.

The material of this instrument is remarkably pleasant due to its extraordinary sound characteristics. The characteristics can be described roughly as follows: Soft, warm.

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

For which musical styles can the instrument be used?

Pearwood is excellent for instruments used in folk and for the introduction to recorder playing.

Who is this instrument aimed at?

It follows from this that instruments made of pearwood are particularly suitable for ambitious amateurs, advanced players. A second law to be observed is that a valuable instrument is in most cases more enriching than a cheap one.

The wind tunnel of a recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the recorder head where the blowing air is formed into a thin sheet of air. This air leaf is one of the most important elements in the sound production of a flute. At the labium, this air leaf is the source of the vibration that generates the tone of the flute. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus extremely influential for the musical creativity of the flute.

The model 117-S by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is straight and conical.
Conical wind tunnels accelerate the air we breathe more strongly than cylindrically shaped ones. fingering Paetzold by Kunath Klassenflöte 117-S is delivered in the following version: .


It is not always possible to place tone holes in places on the body that are comfortable to touch with the hands. Particularly on larger instruments, some tone holes are placed in positions that are not within reach for reasons of response. For these instruments, the instrument maker adds keys that make it easier to grasp the instrument, or even make it possible in the first place. The instrument 117-S has the following keys: Without. This allows the recorder to be played ergonomically by players with smaller hands. This key system is unique and legally protected. Especially in Asia these models are often used in schools by internationally renowned teachers for young players.
But older players with reduced hand grip span also appreciate the advantages of the Ohne.

construction of the body

The constructional design with regard to the multi-piece nature of a recorder strongly influences the way in which it can be used in daily use, on the one hand, to ensure easy handling in terms of easy assembly and, on the other hand, to ensure compact transport.
This is a point not to be underestimated especially when transporting larger (and sometimes several) instruments.
Conductors of large ensembles know how useful good and compact recorder packaging is. Provided that the instruments can be dismantled into small pieces.

Packaging and accessories

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

Tips on hygiene

If the recorder is played by more than one person, it is advisable to clean the headjoint sterilely at regular intervals to ensure hygienic safety. Flautisept has proven to be a reliable helper in this respect. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

advice on the way to a new recorder

How to find your next instrument without any complications?
Inform yourself in detail!
However, under no circumstances should well-intentioned advice discourage you from trying out an instrument yourself. Your musical perception is as unique as you are. Therefore only you can decide which flute inspires you.
Our recommendation is therefore: try different materials that you have never tried before. You can only gain experience.
More Information
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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