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Category
  • Used Woodwinds
  • Woodwinds
Material
  • pearwood
  • maple
  • boxwood
  • plumwood
  • rosewood
  • olive
  • grenadilla
  • tulipwood
  • cherry
  • plastic
Size
  • sopranino
  • soprano
  • alto
  • tenor
  • bass
  • contrabass
Brand
  • kung
  • kunath
  • moeck
  • yamaha
  • martin wenner
  • mollenhauer
New/Used
  • New
  • Used
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Carlo Palanca was an active bassoon player and instrument maker in Turin in the 1700s. Martin Wenner's Palanca flute is based on an original from a private collection in Frankfurt. In contrast to many other Baroque flutes, his instrument has an oval embouchure, giving it a more powerful sound. The original...
$2,100.00
Great condition Grenadilla with imitation ivory rings Tuned to a=415 Hz Modeled after A. Grenser Comes with extra head and extra middle joint Single key Comes with both a hard clasped box and a soft Wenner pouch for the extra joints
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The cylindrically-bored Renaissance flute was employed both as an ensemble and a soloist instrument between the beginning of the 16th century and about 1680. The most common size was the tenor flute in D, with which experienced players could easily play a tonal range of three octaves. The original instruments...
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The cylindrically-bored Renaissance flute was employed both as an ensemble and a soloist instrument between the beginning of the 16th century and about 1680. The most common size was the tenor flute in D, with which experienced players could easily play a tonal range of three octaves. The original instruments...
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Many copies of Baroque recorders are made to play at modern pitch rather than their original low pitch and therefore lose a lot of their character. Martin Wenner's Anciuti instrument is based on an original Anciuti recorder that plays at the higher Chorton pitch of a=440 Hz. The Wenner model,...
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This Martin Wenner classic flute is modelled on a flute by August Grenser, who was a famous flute-maker from Dresden. Constructed around 1790, the original can be found in a private collection in the north of Germany. It is made of ebony and has four interchangeable joints playing at the...
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Although there are several original Godfridus Adrianus Rottenburgh (Brussels, mid 18th century) flutes still surviving today, the one that is most often copied is owned by Barthold Kuijken, who has used it for many concerts and recordings. The original flute is made of boxwood which has been stained and treated...
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Joannes Hyacynthus Rottenburgh worked at the beginning of the 18th century in Brussels where he made recorders, oboes and other woodwind instruments in addition to transverse flutes. Together with his son, Godfridus Adrianus, he achieved an excellent reputation in the first half of the 18th century. His instruments are kept...
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The Csakan, or so-called 'walking stick' flute, was developed in Hungary and was a musical fashion in Vienna between 1820 and 1850. Over 400 original compositions for the Csakan are known to exist by composers like A. Heberle, E. Krahmer, and A. Diabelli, among others. Johann Ziegler (1795-1858) started his...
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The Denner family was one of Europe's most important and well-known woodwind instrument makers of the 18th century. Originals of their famous recorders are widely copied by many instrument makers. This tenor recorder was made by Johann Christoph Denner at the beginning of the 18th century, probably as a Tenor...
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Engelbert Terton (1676-1752) was one the most famous recorder makers of early 18th century Hollland. His original soprano C recorder is extremely beautiful and can be found in the collection of the Hague's Gemeentemuseum. It is made of stained boxwood and decorated with lovely engraved openwork silver rings.  Martin Wenner's...
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Jan Steenbergen (1676-1752) worked in the first half of the 18th century in Amsterdam as a manufacturer of woodwind instruments, particularly oboes and recorders. A beautifully crafted and well-preserved Steenbergen recorder can be found in the collection of F. Bruggen, who also used it in his recordings. Martin Wenner's handmade...
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Pierre Jaillard Bressan (1663-1731) moved from France to England in 1688 and established himself in London, where he mainly made recorders. His instruments tended to have thick ivory mounts which he added on to his recorders after applying the golden ratio to cut them. Preserved original Bressan recorders can be...
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Thomas Stanesby, Junior, (1692-1754) worked in London and achieved great fame and standing in his day through the manufacturing of the finest woodwind instruments. Many of his instruments are preserved in museums and private collections all over the world. An excellently preserved and wonderfully playable recorder is privately owned in...
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The Viennese family Koch probably ranks among the most outstanding wind instrument makers of the first half of the 19th century. Many excellent examples of oboes, clarinets, and flutes have been preserved, probably the most famous of which are their flutes. They were recommended by numerous flautists such as Furstenau...
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Despite much painstaking effort, Martin Wenner was unable to find an original piccolo that would be suitable as a model for a well-functioning instrument tuned at today's common pitches (a=430Hz to a=415 Hz). For this reason, Wenner's piccolo is a unique three-piece model, although it corresponds to the preserved original piccolos as...
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Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773) was probably the best-known flute player of the 18th century. His fame is due not only to his compositions and his book On Playing the Flute (1752), but also to the fact that he was the flute teacher of Frederick the Great of Prussia. In 1739 Quantz...
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Pierre Gabriel Buffardin (ca. 1690-1768) was one of the most famous flutists of his time and a pioneer of the transverse flute in Germany. From 1715 to 1749, he was the first flutist of the Dresden Hofkapelle, one of the best and most famous orchestras of the time. Buffardin was...
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Thomas Stanesby (1692-1754) was not just famous for his recorders. This flute, made around 1730, is kept in a private collection in Frankfurt. It still plays wonderfully at a pitch of just under a=415 Hz. This Martin Wenner rendition is normally made in granadilla or boxwood. By special request, it can...
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Johann Wilhelm Oberlender lived and worked between 1681 and 1745 in Nuremburg. Just like J. Denner, he was one of the most famous German flute makers of this period, proof of which, is the number of flutes that still survive today. One particularly fine and unique example is to be...

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