likely the first truly Baroque flute, it possesses a deep tone–colour
and has a slightly ‘husky’ sound.
is almost exclusively destined to play French music of the late 17th
and early 18th centuries.
is made to be played at the low 392 pitch but can feasibly be
constructed in 400 Hz.
instrument has been realised after an original in the Graz Museum in
flute can be built in either boxwood or grenadilla, the tone-colour
being warmer in box
and brighter in grenadilla. It all comes down to