Oak “Key of A” 440Hz

260.00

Handcrafted Native American Style Flute in Oak with details in Padauk.

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Description

The voice of this oak flute is bright and powerful, with a sharp edge on the higher notes. If you enjoy raw ancestral sound, this flute also has a pronounced, traditional-style warble on the bottom note (when increasing breath pressure).

The price of this flute includes:

– 1 Hour individual workshop
– 1 Handmade flute bag
– 30-day no reason return

 

Technical details:

– 6-Hole pentatonic tuning
– Includes chromatic notes (Fingering Chart)
– Base note: A4
– Reference note ISO 16: A = 440Hz
– Finishing: 100% Natural shellac & bees wax
– Ø22mm single bore design
– Approximate length: 50cm

Oak wood

The mighty Oak tree stands as a symbol for strength and endurance. Oak wood has a high density giving it strength, and it is very resistant to insect and fungal attack because of its high tannin content. The wood has very beautiful grain markings.

Oak isn’t often used as a wood for instrument building however, because it has wide pores that are difficult to fill and it has a tendency to warp when drying. But when properly sealed, dried and crafted into a flute, oak has a beautiful comforting and wise sounding voice. The sound is warming on midtone to lower key flutes (G – F – E and lower) and has a bright character on higher (A – B and higher) keys.

Flute bag

All flutes come with a flute bag. Every flute bag is handmade with organic cotton to perfectly go with your flute.

Individual workshop

Every flute includes a 1-hour workshop with myself. For all practical purposes this workshop is held online, using the platform of your preference: Zoom, Skype, Whatsapp…

You choose the topics we discuss:

– Getting started
– Learn to improvise
– Sound meditation
– Indermediate/advanced flute lessons
– Flutemaking knowledge
– Flute maintenance
– Questions & answers
– …

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