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J.HOTTETERRE (fin 17)


HOTTETERRE 1
HOTTETERRE 2



        Most likely the first truly Baroque flute, it possesses a deep tone–colour and has a slightly ‘husky’ sound.
It is almost exclusively destined to play French music of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
It is made to be played at the low 392 pitch but can feasibly be constructed in 400 Hz.
The instrument has been realised after an original in the Graz Museum in Austria.
            This 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 personal taste!