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Soprano head piece class flute (with voice insert)

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Soprano head piece class flute with voice insert



The instrument from the model series class flute with the model designation: 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 composition of the ingenious construction concept in fine coordination with the qualities of the pearwood material used.

The material is strikingly pleasing in this instrument due to its exceptional tonal qualities. The characteristics can be roughly described as follows: Soft, warm.

The bore

The course of the recorder's inner bore is cylindrical and wide. This type of bore course gives the model its typical sound.
In principle, instruments with a wider bore sound warmer, fuller, more fundamental and thus more suitable for ensembles than recorders with a narrower bore.

For what styles of music can the instrument be used?

Birnbaum is excellent for instruments used in folk and for beginning recorder playing.

Who is this instrument aimed at?

It follows that instruments made of pearwood are particularly suitable for ambitious amateurs, advanced players. A second law to be observed is that a valuable instrument makes music-making more enriching in most cases than an inexpensive one.

The wind tunnel of a recorder


The windway is the area in the recorder head where the blowing air is formed into a thin sheet of air. This sheet of air is one of the most important elements in the sound production of a recorder. The vibration which generates the flute's tone is created from this sheet of air at the labium. The shape of the windway is therefore extraordinarily influential The model 117-S from Paetzold by Kunath has a windway that is straight and conical.
Conical windways accelerate the air more than cylindrically shaped windways.
Wind tunnels are of course immensely complex in their geometric form and many parameters are influenced by each other.



The recorder Paetzold by Kunath Klassenflöte 117-S is delivered in the following version:.


. It is not always possible to place tone holes in places in the body that are comfortable to grip with the hands. Particularly on larger instruments, some tone holes are located in positions that cannot be grasped due to speech-related necessities. On these instruments, keys are added by the instrument maker to {simplify|facilitate gripping, or to make it possible in the first place.
The 117-S instrument has the following keys: None. This allows the recorder to be played ergonomically by players with smaller hands. This key system is unique and legally protected. Especially in the Asian region, these models are often used at schools by internationally renowned teachers for young players.
But also older players with reduced grip span of the hands appreciate the advantages of the Ohne.

Body construction


The structural design in terms of the multi-piece nature of a recorder strongly shapes the way in which it can ensure ease of handling in terms of easy assembly on the one hand, and compact transport on the other, during daily use.
This is a point that should not be underestimated, especially when transporting larger (and sometimes several) instruments.
Leaders of large ensembles know how useful good and compact recorder packaging is. Provided that the instruments can be disassembled into small parts.

Packaging and accessories

. The instrument comes standard with bag and the following accessories: Grease cup, wiper rod, fingering chart.

Hygiene tips

. If the recorder is played by more than one person, it is advisable to regularly clean the headjoint in a sterile manner to ensure hygienic safety. Flautisept has proved to be a reliable aid in this respect. Flautisept is available in our assortment.

Advice on the way to a new recorder

. How do you find your next instrument without complications?
Inform yourself in detail
. However, you should in no case let well-meaning advice dissuade 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 out 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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