'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
  • 'Tui', Takahe Flutes Alto-G Whistle
In cart Not available Out of stock
$25.00

A handcrafted penny whistle in the key of G major. It is an alto whistle, lower than D whistles like the Clarke or Feadog. These whistles are tough, made from PVC. They feature a small bell/horn which helps improve the volume of the lower octave compared to the high octave. They also have a curved lip against which the air is directed like a classical flute, rather than a straight one, giving a more distinctive tone. Each whistle is carefully hand tuned to concert pitch A=440Hz, within the limits of variable air temperature and how hard you blow. Range is two octaves and maybe a couple of notes higher if you are good! My whistle has a very comfortable mouthpiece shape compared to most PVC or aluminium whistles and all feature the Takahe emblem of my Takahe Flutes brand. They are shipped in triangular package which is very strong. You can see and hear me play this whistle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yad3gQQUCW4

Read more… close