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All my flutes are supplied with care instructions, a fingering chart and a soft protective case,
hand made from beautiful wools .

A hard case is also available for the D keyless flute price £ 190:00

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If you need help with repairs to, and maintenance of your instrument please go to:-

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KEYLESS FLUTES IN D
WITH TUNING SLIDE (pitch A=440)





The Rudall rose model


An Instrument developed from a Rudall & Rose 8 keyed flute dated 1837

With soft case £640.00

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With hard case £830:00

Hard case alone £ 190:00


This simple system keyless flute breaks down into three pieces with cork lapped joints. It has a silver plated tuning slide and mounts and is surprisingly powerful for a flute with small tone holes, which are easily reached especially as the left and right hand joints can be rotated in relation to each other. Advantage has been taken of the ease with which this instrument can be played by people with small hands and limited reach, by making it light and really well balanced. The embouchure of this flute facilitates good tone development with minimal air consumptiom.


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This is a larger more powerful instrument suited to the player with a well developed embouchure. It has a silver plated tuning slide The finger holes are larger but still well spaced. The seperate left and right hand joints can be rotated in relation to each other and I have, despite my better judgement, added the fourth joint with its redundant tone holes as this seems to be demanded more and more by my customers. I guess sometimes length is important! The four joints are corked and the instrument is supplied in a woolen roll bag. Even with it's larger embouchure hole this instrument is very easy to "fill".









KEYLESS FLUTE IN G
WITH TUNING SLIDE (pitch A=440)

Bleazey flute in G

£300.00


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A two piece instrument of my own design, with a silver plated tuning slide, a range of two octaves, and a rich powerful tone.











TIMBER

We use timbers which are not endangered and which come from managed sources, ensuring a sustainable supply for the future. We normally work in the following woods:

African blackwood, boxwood, mopane, olive and English fruit woods.




IRISH FLUTES


Players of Irish music have long favoured two types of flute from the 19th. century, namely the Rudall Rose & Pratten. Many of these "Irish flutes"had the keys removed and the associated tone holes blocked up to facilitate sliding between notes and other techniques (probably more familiar to players of renaissance flute) which are the soul of Irish flute music. A characteristic of the Irish flute is the foot joint with it's two open holes left by the removal of the C & C# keys. After many years of making these flutes I have yet to find one which is improved by this redundant joint. Consequently my "Irish flutes" carry my own design of foot joint, which, sadly, means that the Morris dancers have no where to tie their ribbons. I'm sure no one else will mourn the loss.






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Phil and Claire Bleazey
At The Old Furness Street Stables
LANCASTER
LA1 5QZ

Tel:- 0044 (0)1524 849085



Last Updated November 2019