Low Whistle Box set, C, D and Eb
  • Low Whistle Box set, C, D and Eb
  • Low Whistle Box set, C, D and Eb
  • Low Whistle Box set, C, D and Eb
  • Low Whistle Box set, C, D and Eb
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$105.00

This box set includes the Kahu C, Kereru D and Pouakai Eb low whistles. The set features one head unit and three bodies, a case and a 'gig bag'. See the individual listings for more details about each whistle. Features of the whistles are as follows:

  • These whistles are tough, made from aluminum. Unlike most Al whistles, the wall thickness is only 1mm, so it is nice and light
  • The Kereru is now tuneable, about +/- 30 cents.
  • The mouthpiece is my well-proven PVC and wood design with the curved lip giving a distinctive tone
  • They feature a small copper painted molded plastic bell/horn which helps improve the volume of the lower notes of each octave
  • 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 although they are rather loud!
  • My whistles have a very comfortable mouthpiece shape compared to many PVC or aluminium whistles
  • Each whistle features the Takahe emblem of my Takahe Flutes brand.

You can hear a demo of the Kereru here: https://soundcloud.com/john-poletti/scarborough-fair-kereru-low-d-whistle-demo and see me play one here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdtn7zYKKDI

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