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STERLING SILVER .925
OPTIONAL PLATING: 24kt or 9kt ROSE gold plating:
|Headjoint, Body and footjoint: sterling 925 silver
Silver plated keys (german silver)OPTIONAL TUBE TRUE 24kt GOLD plating (+780 €) (not keys). We add true 24kt gold plating on the internal and external tube surface , which makes the plating harder and more durable. It is not only colour! We add true thickness to the flute surface!STERLING SILVER MECHANIC OPTIONAL: + 2500 Euro
|Drawn Tone Holes
|Drawn and rolled toneholes are constructed from the flute tube itself with particular machinery.
|New system Headjoint TITANIUM
|This is a device that replaces the standard cork stopper.
It leaves the headjoint to vibrate more freely thanks to the very small contact surface (has only one little rubber gasket, installed and centered handmade).
It consists of one piece to fit in the same way you mount the standard cork stopper.
It is made of TITANIUM, oxidation resistant almost as platinum, extraordinary hardness/weight ratio. It weighs about 40% less than steel but with similar resistance.
This system will make your flute easier to play at lower notes, and especially the second and third octave sound become more ready. We can install it AT REQUEST.
|CUSTOMIZATION: You can choice from our several sterling silver headjoints type. We can add GOLD 9kt and PLATINUM headjoints at production prices
|A split E mechanism allows venting only one G key while fingering high E. This facilitates production of the high E and it provides a more stable response.
At request you can order flute without E-mechanism
|DELUXE J YELLOW: Double yellow bladder, pressed felt special treatment. The pads are among the most important elements of a flute. Briccialdi Flutes has decided to rely solely on the Luciano Pisoni Music Center (Trento- North Italy) for the supply of Bearings. World Leader in this field. Result of a perfect blend of Italian craft tradition, high quality materials and advanced manufacturing technology.
|central openings are covered by the fingertips when depressed. Students may use temporary plugs to cover the holes in the keys until they master the more precise finger placement needed to play open-hole keys. Some players state that open-hole keys permit louder and clearer sound projection in the flute’s lower register.Open holes can be used for effects such as bending and shading, and the player can crack some holes to bring pitch back up when playing softly on high register notes. Playing open holes requires and therefore develops fingering accuracy that is not essential on plateau keys. Some clever trills that make use of the open hole venting for better pitch. Open hole flutes can be used as closed hole by inserting plugs in the holes
In Line G
|the G keys are offset slightly from the rest of the keys, mounted on their own posts, separate from the other keys. A growing number of flutists prefer the comfort and hand position on the offset G flute.
At request you can order flute with IN LINE G
|A key design that connects keys to the rod with a raised, pointed arm which extends to the center of the key. Also refered to as “Styled keys”. It gives more strenght to the keys.
|Available at request. Please ask for price and patterns
|Elegant red wooden case with bag