Muramatsu Handmade Red Flute
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Perfect Performance Plan
Included with every new instrument:
- Pre-Sale Set-Up
- Owner's Check-Up
- Three-Year Warranty
Muramatsu flutes of gold and platinum stand in a class all their own. These are the most revered and sought-after flutes in the world. Muramatsu flutes made of 9k, 14k, 18k, 24k and those ever-rarer instruments made of platinum represent the ultimate instruments. Each one receives many, many hours of hand work.
Muramatsu flutes are also available in Platinum.
When, in 1923 Koichi Muramatsu began manufacturing Western concert flutes in Japan, the instrument was virtually unknown there: the population of flute players in Japan consisted of around 20 amateur and professional flautists, and the sound of the flute was almost entirely new to Japan.
As Muramatsu introduced the flute to Japan, the popularity of the instrument rose and the company grew. By the 1970s Muramatsu had established itself as the flute of choice for professionals and amateurs across the world. Many of these flutes are still going strong and sound as beautiful as they did back then, while Muramatsu - still family-owned - have continued developing their flutes to maintain their market-leading position.
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- Fully handmade red headjoint and body, available in 9k, 14k, 18k or 24k
- Fully handmade mechanism, in .925 solid or 9k red.
- Soldered tone holes
- Available with open or closed holes
- Optional Split E mechanism
- Optional B-C# trill key
- C footjoint or B footjoint with optional D# roller
- Optional hand-engraved lip-plate and key cups
- Optional heavy wall
- French-style 'pointed' key-arms
- Leather-bound wood case
- Wood cleaning rod
- Microfibre polishing cloth
- Inner cleaning gauze