Altus 1007 Flute
Perfect Performance Plan
Included with every new instrument:
- Pre-Sale Set-Up
- Owner's Check-Up
- Three-Year Warranty
The easy playing and reliable 1007 is the perfect choice when there is a greater need for resistance and a richer coloured resonance is desired. Its silvery character offers increased projection ability and evenness of tone. The 1107 and 1007 models are favoured by advanced woodwind students, woodwind doublers and teachers alike.
Altus flutes are held in the very highest esteem by professional players and technicians the world over. Founded by master flute maker Shuichi Tanaka, each Altus flute reflects his passion to produce the finest playing flutes available.
Altus models offer discerning flautists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. The many possible combinations of options enable the player to exact a wide range of tone colours.
At the leading edge of contemporary flute making, Altus have developed and introduced density-sensitive materials to the flute market, including .958 Britannia. All Altus flutes come as standard with the accurate William Bennett (WIBB) scale, a responsive and durable mechanism, and a precisely hand-cut headjoint, customised for each flute. Altus flutes appeal to the player who has a classical approach to tone and wants a unique flute that is different from conventional offerings.
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- Hand-finished flute
- Hand-cut .925 solid headjoint
- .925 solid body
- Silver-plated mechanism
- Available with closed or open holes
- Offset G or inline G key
- Open G# system available by special order - please contact us
- Split E mechanism on offset models
- Available with C footjoint or B footjoint
- French-style Pointed key-arms
- William Bennett "WIBB" scale
- Leatherette-covered wood case
- Tiger-wood cleaning rod
- Microfibre polishing cloth
- Inner cleaning gauze
- Open hole models also include a set of silicone plugs