Our Contra Bass flute in the key of 'A' is our lowest toned flute in the key of 'A' that we make. This flute is handcrafted in Spanish Cedar which is a softwood that gives the flute a warm tonal voice.
This is a an extremely large flute with very large fingering holes, and requires significant breath control. Generally we recommend this flute for players with wind instrument experience and larger hands.
Although several other notes are available, this flute is best described as a single-octave instrument. The deep voice of this flute is ideal for the methodical rhythms of meditative compositions and accompanying other instruments.
The Contra Bass "A" is a good accompaniment flute for the mid-range Sparrow Hawk in "A"
and the high-range Pocket Flute in "A"
, giving the capability of three octave ranges. This flute is a great addition for performing and recording.
It is a 6-hole flute, and it is 31.25 inches (79 cm) in length.