Condor Bass Flute Key of LOW D - for Small Hands - WalnutHS109W1Inch
The 1" bore, High Spirits Condor Bass in the key of LOW D is ideal for people with smaller hands because the fingering holes are significantly smaller and easier to reach than our bigger bore Condor Bass D. It’s perfect for people that are excited to play a deeper toned flute but have had a tough time with the large fingering holes and bore size of most bass flutes. Even so this flute is long so check the finger hole dimensions below before ordering.
This is a concert / professional quality flute and is made of walnut.
The Kestral in high D plays along in key with this Condor Bass flute in low D.
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.
Odell makes each flute 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.
This is a large flute and not all people can comfortable play a flute this long.
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.
Note: The diameter of the tone holes are smaller than the standard Low D flute but are still on the large side.
There are two that are 1/4", three that are 5/16" and one 3/8".
|Key:||Low D Minor - 6 Hole|
|Mouthpiece to first hole center:||11 1/4"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #2 center:||12 3/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #3 center:||13 3/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #4 center:||16 1/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #5 center:||17 3/8"|
|Mouthpiece to hole #6 center:||18 7/8"|
|Outside Diameter:||1 1/4"|