Whitetail Hawk Flute in B - WalnutHS112W
The High Spirits Whitetail Hawk in key of B flute has a great sweet sound. It has a larger bore than the High Spirits Merlin and is a bit deeper in tone.
This key has a lively & upbeat energy. Great for beginners and smaller hands. Easy to play and it is made of walnut, a hard wood that is very durable - ideal for outdoor use such as hiking and backpacking. It can be played as both a 5-hole or 6-hole flute. It 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.
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Odell makes each High Spirits Whitetail Hawk 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.
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 Minor - 6 Hole|
|Total Length:||17 1/2"|
|Mouthpiece to first hole center:||9"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #2 center:||10 1/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #3 center:||11 1/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #4 center:||12 1/4"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #5 center:||13 1/4"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #6 center:||14 1/4"|
|Outside Diameter:||1 3/16"|