Woodwind

WOODEN WHISTLES

Handmade, tuneable wooden whistles in a range of pitches and timbers including Rosewood, Huon and Boxwood. Pitches: High G, E, Eb, High D, C, Bb, Low G, F, Low Eb & Low D.

Prices range according to pitch, from $490 – $990

Available now for purchase

Wooden High D Whistles in; Huon, Maple, Boxwood, Native Olive and Budgeroo (Australian timbers) $590

 

WOODEN FLUTES

(Based on historic design)

Flute orders welcome. See pricelist here.

Romantic period Concert Flute 1830 Patent Head model, after Ruddall & Rose of London. (this instrument was measured at The Phillip Bate Collection, Oxford University)

  • standard tuneable head with adjustable stopper
  • pitch; A @ 435 – 440Hz
  • full 8 key, 6 key or keyless instrument with block key mounts
  • rings and keywork in Sterling Silver as standard.
  • woods include; Grenadilla (African Blackwood), Mopane, Amazonian Rosewood or Boxwood.
  • All keyed instruments are presented in a wooden box crafted to fit the flute, based on R&R original design, keyless instruments are presented in a padded roll, wooden case extra.

Also available;

Baroque period one-key flute after GA Rottenburg

  • register foot and adjustable stopper
  • pitch; A @ 315Hz
  • Sterling Silver or brass key
  • wood option; Boxwood only
  • ivoried mounts
  • padded roll, wooden case extra

 

RECORDERS

Currently under development;

  • Treble/Alto, after Stanesby, Denner and Ganassi
  • Descant, after Steenburgen, Haka and Ganassi.
  • pitches available; A @ 315Hz and 440Hz
  • wood option; Boxwood and Hard Maple (stained or unstained)
  • instruments will be presented in a padded roll, wooden case extra.

 

OBOES

Baroque 2 key Oboe after Stanesby (measured at Oxford University and Edinburgh Museum collections)

  • Brass keys as standard, Sterling Silver optional (as extra).
  • Reed and staple
  • wood options; Boxwood and Hard Maple (stained or unstained), Huon (unstained)
  • instruments presented in a padded roll, wooden case extra
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