The High Spirits Loon Head Flute in the key of "G" minor is made from domestic aromatic cedar, a softwood, and inlaid with turquoise cabochons which add to the natural beauty of the flute and enhance the functional art quality of the instrument. The flute is sealed with non-toxic oils which give it a warm, resonant and full voice.
The Loon is part of the Native American legend in the Southern parts of this country that tells the story of the creation of the flute. It is deeper in tone than the White Tail Hawk "B"
Loon Flute is a good accompaniment flute for the Contra Bass "G"
flute and the Pocket Flute in the key of "G"
. The flute is tuned in the key of "G" minor but can also be played in the relative major diatonic scale in the key of "A#" major.
It is a 6-hole flute, we cover the 3rd hole from the top of the flute (known as the 6th hole) with a leather tie, giving the option to use it as a 6-hole or a 5-hole flute.
This flute is 27.25 inches (69 cm) long.