Gray Hawk Flute in the Key of Bb - Aromatic CedarHSS112C-Bb
The High Spirits Gray Hawk in the key of A# (B flat) minor has a distinctive blues quality to its voice and makes a great addition to a collection of the various flute keys. Made from domestic, renewable aromatic cedar a softwood, the flute is sealed with non-toxic oils which give it a warm, resonant and full voice. It is very easy to play making it an ideal instrument for beginners. It is 17.75" long, has 6 holes and comes with a leather tie that easily converts it into a 5-hole flute. When comfortable just remove the leather tie and experience the use of the 6-hole.
Odell makes each flute in Arizona from a solid piece of the finest wood (instead of gluing two halves together as is so common) eliminating splits or separation caused by moisture of the breath. Each flute is finished with three coats of a non-toxic hardening oil for durability and clarity of sound, and it is precision-tuned so that it will blend perfectly with other instruments.
This High Spirits Flute also comes with an excellent DVD with Beginner and Intermediate lessons that includes instructions on how to play the flute, use different techniques, how to care for it, and more. An instructional booklet including fingering charts is also included.
Some of these flutes may come with turquoise accents.
All the aromatic cedar used by High Spirits comes from renewable plantation grown sources, which are relatively young trees. Because of this, there are knots in the wood. As we craft each flute it is thoroughly inspected and any knots that are not stable are removed and embedded with turquoise granules adhered with durable epoxy.
These turquoise additions make each flute a one-of-a-kind instrument. They do not affect the tonal quality or integrity of the flute and are an attractive eye-catching addition. I have no idea if it will have a turquoise accent until the flute arrives.
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Mark down the tone holes from the chart below on a dowel or rolled up piece of paper to see if you can comfortably play this flute.
|Key:||B Flat (A#) Minor - 6 Hole|
|Total Length:||17 1/2"|
|Mouthpiece to first hole:||8 1/4"|
|Mouthpiece to last hole:||14"|
center to center top 3:
center to center lower 3:
|Outside Diameter:||1 3/16"|