Ian McLauchlan Flute Headjoint with 9k Rose Riser and Adler Wings
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Perfect Performance Plan
Included with every new instrument:
- Pre-Sale Set-Up
- Owner's Check-Up
- Three-Year Warranty
Ian McLauchlan makes flute headjoints by hand on our premises, and in addition to the styles we stock, he can produce custom headjoints in consultation with you to develop your perfect flute combination.
All McLauchlan headjoints are supplied with a medium-weight crown for enhanced projection, and a Dual-Chamber stopper which enhances resonance.
This headjoint is one of our most popular, and incorporates Adler wings - small, wing-shaped darts of metal designed to improve the strength of the low harmonics in the sound, thus producing a very round and full tone colour. Due to the position of the wings, the low notes are enhanced without causing any negative effect to the high register.
About Ian McLauchlan
Ian started making headjoints and repairing flutes in the 1980s and since the has established himself as one of the leading flute technicians in the United Kingdom, maintaining instruments belonging to many professional players. Ian's headjoints are undoubtedly one of the best available, combining response advantages of modern development with the tonal range of the earlier French traditions. Ian is a freelance flute player, taught by Trevor Wye and Kate Hill.
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- Fully handmade headjoint
- .925 solid with 9k rose riser
- 14k rose Adler wings
- Adler cut
- Medium-weight crown
- McLauchlan Dual-Chamber stopper
- Tube based on Bonneville taper
- Supplied in a hard case
- This headjoint can be fitted to most makes of flute. Please note that it may need to be adjusted to fit your instrument. There is no charge for this.