FDN concert flutes


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Palanca Carlo
Turin, 1690-1783

This instrument, characterized by an oval embouchure, might be one of the most powerful and resonant flutes of the entire 18th century.
The intonation is very effective along all three octaves. The sound emission is extremely easy ad ready.
It is used by many players and concert artists due to its facility, rapidity and precision on octave jumps.
Speaking about the third octave, an "F" natural very easy and comfortable as long as an immediate "A" allow facing every piece with highest confidence. For this reason it is considered one of the best flutes for interpretation of the most compelling Baroque music pieces, belonging for instance to Locatelli, Handel, J.S. Bach and his son C.P.E. Bach.

Pitch - A: 415 Hz.

Can be requested in European Boxwood, Blackwood Grenadillo, it has an excellent result with Synthetic Ebony.