The recorder from the series Chalumeau with the model designation: 717-M from the workshop Paetzold by Kunath is an instrument that is always fun to play.
This special feature is to a large extent due to the special combination of the thoughtful design in interaction with the tonal colors of the material used .
This material is pleasing to the eye because of its extraordinary advantages. The peculiarities can be characterized in this way: Suitable for ensembles.
The inner bore of the recorder is cylindrical and wide. This type of drilling process gives the instrument its typical sound.
In principle, recorders with a further bore sound warmer, fuller, more fundamental and thus more ensembleable than instruments with a narrower bore.
For which music styles can the flute best be used?
is predestined for recorders that are used in jazz, folk, dance songs and popular music.
Who is this recorder for?
From the above facts it follows that instruments from semi-professionals, professional players are particularly suitable. Another noteworthy law is that a valuable instrument usually makes making music more pleasant than a supposedly cheap one.
The wind tunnel of the recorder
The wind tunnel is the area in the instrument headpiece where the blow air is formed into an air blade. This air leaf is one of the most important elements of the sound of the instrument.
In interaction with the labium, the oscillation that causes the flute tone is generated from this air leaf. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus
one of the defining principles
for the response and the sound of the flute.
The instrument 717-M
by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is.
Conical wind tunnels accelerate the air blade more than cylindrical ones.
Wind tunnels are naturally extremely complex in their geometric design and many parameters are influenced by each other.
Wise of grip
The model Paetzold by Kunath Chalumeau 717-M is manufactured in the version: .
It is not always possible to place the tone holes in places in the instrument that are easy to grasp with the fingers. Especially with deep recorders, some tone holes are located in places that are not tangible for reasons relevant to response. With such instruments, the instrument maker installs flaps that make gripping considerably easier or even possible in the first place.
The instrument 717-M
has the following keys: . This allows it to be played by players with smaller hands.
The flap shape is unique and legally protected. Especially in Korea and Taiwan, these instruments are often used in schools by well-known teachers for young players.
But even older players with reduced grip of the hands do not want to miss the advantages of the hands once they have played them.
The number of components of a recorder strongly influences the way in which it can be used in daily life. On the one hand, it enables sensible handling in terms of easy reachability and, on the other hand, safe transport.
A point that becomes particularly important when larger or more instruments need to be carried.
Experienced ensemble players can sing you a song about it.
Packaging and accessories
The model comes standard with a bag and useful accessories: grease box, wiper rod, fingering chart, care oil
If the instrument is played by several people, it is advisable to clean the headpiece sterilely at regular intervals for your own protection.
The disinfectant Flautisept has proven its worth. Flautisept is available in our assortment.
Recommendations on finding a new instrument
How do you easily find a future instrument?
Inform yourself in detail!
Under no circumstances should the opinions of "self-proclaimed experts" prevent them from playing a flute themselves.
Your musical feeling is as unique as you are. Therefore, only you can decide for yourself which instrument you want to reach personally.
Our recommendation is therefore: Try different designs that you may not have tested yet.
All you can do is win.