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The recorder from the series MASTER with the model number: 439DBK by Paetzold by Kunath is a recorder that can be used in the classroom as well as on stage to produce lasting fun.
This is largely due to the clever combination of the special construction concept in symbiosis with the advantages of the birch plywood used. The material fascinates with this instrument remarkably pleasantly by its special sound characteristics. The peculiarities can be characterized in this way: Noble.

The scale

The inner bore of the instrument is cylindrical and wider. This type of drilling process gives the model its typical sound.
In principle, instruments with a further bore sound warmer, fuller, more fundamental and thus more ensembleable than recorders with a narrower bore.

What music styles can the flute be used for?

Birch plywood is predestined for instruments that are used in folk music and as an introduction to recorder playing.

Who is this recorder for?

This means that instruments made of birch plywood are particularly suitable for ambitious amateurs and advanced players. A further noteworthy legality is that a better instrument makes making music in most cases more enriching than a seemingly inexpensive offer.

The Wind Tunnel of a Recorder

The wind tunnel is the area in the head of the recorder in which the breathing air of the musician is formed into an air leaf. This air leaf is the determining element of the sound of a flute. At the labium, the oscillation that causes the flute tone is generated from this air leaf. The shape of the wind tunnel is thus very influential for the bandwidth of the musical expressiveness of the flute.

The instrument 439DBK by Paetzold by Kunath has a wind tunnel that is straight and conical in shape.
Conically shaped wind tunnels accelerate the air blade more than cylindrical ones.
Wind tunnels are extremely complex in their geometric form due to the system and many parameters play together.

Wise of grip

The recorder Paetzold by Kunath MASTER 439DBK is manufactured in the following version: .


It is not always possible to drill tone holes in places in the body of the instrument that are easy and pleasant to reach with the hands. Especially with larger instruments, some tone holes are located in positions that are impossible to reach due to tuning-relevant necessities. With these instruments, the instrument makers are fitted with key mechanisms that facilitate gripping {simplify|, or even make it possible in the first place.
The instrument 439DBK has the following keys: . This allows players with smaller hands to grip it comfortably. This flap mechanism is unique and legally protected. Especially in Taiwan and Korea, these instruments are often used in recorder orchestras by internationally renowned teachers for young players.
But even adult players with reduced grip of the hands do not want to miss the advantages of the hands once they have used them.


The number of components of a musical instrument strongly influences the way in which the flute can be used, on the one hand, for easy assembly and, on the other hand, for compact transport.
A point that becomes particularly important when larger or more instruments need to be transported.
Ask veteran ensemble leaders once.

Packaging and accessories

The recorder comes standard with an optional bag / case and matching accessories: Fat jar, fingering chart, care instructions

Hygiene tips

If the instrument is used by several players, it is advisable to clean the beak area sterilely at regular intervals for your own protection. The care product Flautisept has proven itself here. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

Advice on finding a new instrument

How to find your next instrument?
Get expert advice!
However, they should not be deterred from trying out an instrument themselves by the opinions of "self-proclaimed experts". Your taste is as unique as you are. Therefore, only you can decide for yourself which flute will inspire you personally.
Our recommendation is therefore: Try different designs that you have not yet tested. You can only gain more experience.
More Information
Voice Tenor
Tuning 442 Hz
Surface finish Naturfarben
Windway Gerade, konisch
Blowing type Direkt angeblasen
Article group Blockflöten
Sound characteristics Birkensperrholz: Tragender aber weicher Klang
Bore zylindrokonisch
Musical use Ensemble, im chorischen Spiel und solistisch
Material structure Birkensperrholz: Das Holz ist zäh, biegsam, elastisch, schwer spaltbar und mässig schwindend.
Packing Verpackung optional
Model series MASTER
Material Birkensperrholz
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