Crow With Turquoise Inlay "F#" - Ebonised Walnut

Crow With Turquoise Inlay "F#" - Ebonised Walnut

247.99

The High Spirits Crow Flute in the key of "F#" minor is crafted from ebonised, domestic walnut, a hardwood, and inlaid with turquoise cabochons which add to the natural beauty of the flute and enhance the functional art quality of the instrument. The wooden flute is sealed with non-toxic oils which give it a clear, bright voice.

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Ebonising is a process used in the early 1900s. Even though the ebony wood was already rare and costly, ebony furniture was popular at that time. To compensate for that, wood workers developed a dyeing process called ebonising. Unlike a stain, the dyeing process penetrates the wood fibre deeply. Walnut is ideal for this process because it has a dark brown grain that streaks through the black dye giving it a similar look to ebony. We have found that this process slightly enhances the sound quality of the wood.

This Crow Flute is a good accompaniment flute for the Contra Bass "F#" flute and the Kestrel Flute in the key of "F#".

The flute is tuned in the key of "F#" minor and can also be played in the relative major diatonic scale in the key of "A".

It is a 6-hole flute, we cover the 3rd hole from the top of the flute (known as the 6th hole) with a leather tie, giving the option to use it as a 6-hole or a 5-hole flute.
This flute is 25 inches (64 cm) long.