Flute – HETSCH, Christian Friedrich
|Maker||HETSCH, Christian Friedrich|
|Marks and inscriptions||C. Hetsch.
|Place of origin||Germany|
|Description||One-keyed, boxwood flute with horn rings and brass key|
|Materials||Boxwood , brass, horn|
|Dimensions||Total length 618 mm
Sounding length 532 mm
Weight 230 g
Flute – Christian Friedrich Hetsch
This delightful, boxwood flute with horn rings and a brass key was made by Christian Friedrich HETSCH (1798-1880), sometime around 1840. He was the last in a generation of woodwind instrument makers and musicians who lived in the town of Urach, in the Swabian Alp in Germany.
The flute has been cleaned and restored, with a new pad and head cork. Some of the original thread was reused for the tenons.
It has good intonation and strength and plays nicely with bright and colourful tones at a pitch of a=440 Hz.
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