Go to the Flutes. Lots of people see and hear these beautiful instruments and say "Boy, if I had talent, I'd get one of those! I try to say, "Oh, they're easy to play! I think it's important to know that the Native American Flute requires almost no effort.
These flutes underwent considerable evolution during their original manufacture, providing a wide range of appropriate models to Are you still playing your flute.
However, most of these do not lend themselves well to ergonomic adaptation. I have selected a later Rudall and Carte flute as a superb model to copy.
This instrument plays very evenly across the range, with a superb middle range. What I like about this flute is its versatility - it is possible to sound edgy, preferred for session playing, or more rounded some describe as "flooty" or "recorder-like" for solo work.
Unlike many copies of these instruments and some originals! The Casey Burns Rudall is certainly a flute of many voices, with plenty of push for sessions and an effortless 2nd octave.
Using a more rounded embouchure, one can produce an evocative sotto voce tone for playing airs and other music where a wider range of expressive qualities is desired. The fingerhole spacing is similar to the Casey Burns Standard Flute. This flute is not available in a smaller handed version.
A true Pratten copy to work well must unfortunately feature the original fingerspacing which I consider uncomfortable, unless one has very large hands. I am now recommending a new flute model called my "Large Holed Standard" over my former Pratten renditions.
This flute has a big sound and quick response very much like my Pratten copies, and is slightly easier on the fingers. I consider it the better choice between the two. If you want a really loud session flute, this is the flute to choose.
For pricing on the Folk Flute, please see the Folk Flute page. Shipping costs depend upon the value of the flute and where its going and how it is sent. All instruments are fully insured and for international orders, fully declared.
For international orders, you will most likely need to pay customs duties and handling fees that can be significant. Contact your local customs and postal authorities for exact rates. Acoustically these are exactly the same flute, made from the same woodpile and the same reamers, and tuned and voiced the exact same way.
The Folk Flute is my low cost "loss leader" and is a good way to get my flutes in the hands of many players, who then come back for the more expensive models. The difference is what is offered.
On the Folk Flute the flute is set up without any customization to the clients hands aside from small or regular hands. Tuning slides, bands and keys are not offered for this model. In some cases I will use wood with more cosmetic flaws for the Folk Flute but this is becoming less and less so.
But to answer the question, these flute models essentially play the same. All flutes come with a cloth case. Keyless and one - three keyed flutes come with a 3 section velcro closed "pouch" type case.
Please note that prices, especially for instruments with Sterling Silver those with rings, tuning slide, or keysare subject to change without notice. Shipping will be estimated at the time the order is placed.Canada's largest variety and selection of Native American Style Flutes.
We have been connecting people to the right flute since Owned by Terry Mack, Intuitive Player of the Native American Style Flute. A flute is a musical instrument that produces sound when a stream of air is directed against the edge of a hole, causing the air within the body of the instrument to vibrate.
The Chinese philosopher Confucius said long ago that “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” Playing a musical instrument has many benefits and can bring joy to you and to everyone around you.
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