An Irish Flute
An Irish Flute

A fine, 6-holed Irish flute in F

Hand-made c 1986 by Ian Wood in Northumbria, this very pretty flute is in the key of F, allowing tunes in G minor and B flat, so pretty useful. Hand-turned in English pear-wood with brass ferrules and tuning slide, it is an easy blow over fully two octaves, controllable and very responsive. In the hands of a decent player, it sounds clear, sweet and very strong... nicely mature, expressive.

An Irish Flute

 

The flute was properly played in, has been cleaned and oiled regularly and is in perfect playing order, with no repair issues. I play it myself sometimes and have become a little attached, but the right trade may come along one day. You might also like the look of this pear-wood D flute by the same maker.

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