Azumi AZ-Z3 Flute
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Altus flutes are held in the very highest esteem by professional players and technicians the world over. Now the Altus sound is available at an affordable price, thanks to the Azumi flute.
The key to the success of the Azumi is the Altus headjoint. This is the Z-cut style, handcut in Japan, which has a wider, rectangular shape to provide quick response with a large tone, across the range of the flute
Ever striving onwards for continued perfection, Altus have released their new Azumi Z series. Whilst maintaining the constantly high manufacturing standards found with the 3000 series, Altus have succeeded in improving on what was already considered one of the best flutes for value on the market.
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- Handcut Altus Z-cut .925 'Sterling' headjoint
- .925 'Sterling' body
- Silver-plated mechanism
- Available with closed or open holes at the same price
- Offset G key
- Split E mechanism
- French style Pointed key-arms
- Available with C footjoint or B footjoint
- SP-1 springs make the keywork respond more quickly
- Modern accurate scale
- Includes case, cleaning accessories and plush-lined case cover
- Open hole model also includes a set of rubber plugs
The difference between the Azumi AZ-S and AZ-Z series:
Z series: Rectangular shaping to the embouchure hole leading to a quick response and an easy focusing and production of tone.
S series: Oval shaping to the embouchure hole leading to more blowing resistance and a rich, colourful and 'personal' sound.
The different combinations of silver purities used in the S and Z series underlines the characteristics of each cut to the headjoint, bringing out the individual qualities of each.