After many years of struggling with an all-too-large
waiting list, I'm now attempting to keep some flutes available ex-stock.
Where not specified, flutes are in D, blackwood with
If not specified, flutes below are available with any
embouchure design. If a head or embouchure type is specified, another head
or embouchure could be had with a few weeks delay.
Keyless Prattens Perfected
with MDT head (no slide) in polymer. US$853
Keyless GLP with slide.
African Blackwood. Holes subtly offset for improved comfort.
6-key Rudall 5088 model
with slide in Mopane. Improved Elliptical embouchure,
eccentric bore head, US$2950 (normally US $3345)
This flute is available
second-hand - it was my playing flute for about 6 years (I've recently
"graduated" to my Rudall Perfected model). The wood is a little
blotchy in a few places for reasons I don't really understand - it
seemed to happen somewhere along the making process, and I haven't seen
it before or since! But it certainly doesn't affect the playing in
any way. On the plus side, this is a very well blown-in flute!
6-key Rudall Refined model
with slide in Gidgee. Improved Elliptical embouchure,
eccentric bore head, US$3345.
This is the same general
model of flute as played by Chris Norman, though I have brought the
tuning up to date. Gidgee is a particularly dense brown timber
from northern remote New South Wales.
The stock situation often changes quickly, so contact me
to find out what's currently available or almost ready.
I'm also trying to maintain supplies of Grey Larsen
Preferred models to Grey
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