Softwoods tend to produce a warm tonal quality. Hardwoods have a bit more clarity, especially on the high notes.
Even though it is classified as a softwood, it has a fine balance between clarity on the high notes and warmth on the low notes.
It is considered a soft wood. The overall voice is warm and even. Due to its durable grain structure it is ideal for kids
It is a hardwood which produces an overall clear voice especially on the high notes. Its hardwood durability makes it ideal for hiking and general outdoor use.
PLEASE NOTE: The tonal quality between the individual woods is subtle. When indecisive in making a wood selection, select the wood that is most visually appealing. All the Pocket Flute choices have a pleasing voice.