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Highest soloistic demands

Mollenhauer's DENNER-Line recorders are the finest quality instruments they offer. Their team dedicates an extensive amount of time into crafting these exclusive instruments. Every recorder is voiced over a long period of time, alternating periods of intense playing with phases of fine-tuning so the craftsman can closely monitor and adjust the development of every instrument.

These instruments have a strong, versatile tone, a flexible, focused response, and stable, perfect intonation. These beautiful instruments are suitable for the finest playing in Early Music.

This instrument is sold in a soft, leather bag with a microfiber cleaning swab, cork grease, fingering chart and maintenance instructions. We include duponol and oil with your order.

Hand-crafted instrument

  • Craftsman-made windway
  • Heavily undercut finger holes
  • Bushed thumbhole
  • Rounded and polished beak
  • Finish: historically stained, oiled and polished by hand.
  • Threaded joints

 

Satinwood

This rich wood from East India was very popular in the 19th century but then fell into disuse. Now Mollenhauer has rediscovered this wood for the production of recorders. Satinwood has a silky, shiny surface, is finely-pored, and has a regular grain. The colour of the wood can vary from very pale yellow to a dark golden yellow. A further hallmark of this hard and durable turning wood is its beautifully decorative striped or spotted appearance. Recorder players like the well-centred and brilliant sound colouring that is associated with the harder woods. Mollenhauer uses this rich satinwood especially for the hand-finished baroque alto recorders and also for the electro-acoustic Elody in the unbrushed natural wood model.

Details:

 Wood satinwood, natural or historically stained
Fingering Baroque, double holes
Key c"
Range c2 - e4
Pitch a=442 or a=415

 

 

 


     

    Shipping

    Because of the delicate nature of our merchandise, we take great care to ensure that every order arrives safely. Every shipment is insured, and we typically require signature confirmation on wooden instruments.

    In an effort to be environmentally responsible, we often reuse shipping materials. So don't be surprised if your package arrives looking a bit well-loved. However, we will never compromise on the safety of your instrument. If you have any requests or specifications, please indicate them in the comments section of your order or contact us directly.

    We ship to all major countries. Customers are responsible for all import fees, taxes, etc.

     

    Damaged or Missing Items

    Shipments should be inspected for damage upon receipt. If there is a problem, save all packing materials and contact us promptly. The shipping company will need to inspect shipping materials in order to approve a claim. If a claim is denied because of missing shipping materials, we cannot offer any reimbursement or replacement.

    If damage is due to a defect in material or workmanship, it may be covered by a manufacturers' warranty. See our warranty page for more information.

     

    Special Orders

    A number of our instruments are available only by special order. If you would like to make a special order, please contact us. For most special orders we require a partial deposit to get the order started. For some instruments we require the full balance at the outset. Once we receive the final product, we will contact you to pay the outstanding balance. When the full payment has been processed, we will ship the instrument.

    Please note that, because special order instruments are made per request, they take longer to craft and ship than other, ready-made instruments. If timing is an issue please let us know before you place your order. We will do our best to accommodate or we will direct you to an alternative option that can be shipped in time.

    All special orders are considered final sales and are ineligible for return. If there is a quality issue or the instrument has been damaged, we will work with you to have the problem fixed. 

     

    Return Policy

    Instruments can be returned within 30 days provided the instrument is still in like-new condition. If an instrument is returned damaged, stained, or smelling of cigarette smoke, mildew, etc. we cannot offer a full refund. If the instrument can be repaired, we will offer a refund less the cost of repairs. If an instrument is returned after the 30-day window, we can provide a partial refund or we can sell the instrument for you on consignment. 

    Special orders are not eligible for returns or refunds. See above for more information. 

    Customers are responsible for all shipping costs.

     

    How to Return

    We ask that customers contact us before returning instruments. To make a return, pack up each item securely and mail it to our address

    • All wooden instruments that are shipped by air mail must be sealed in an airtight plastic bag. This includes services like Priority Mail, Express Mail, FedEx express, and UPS express among others. If you are not sure how your package will be shipped, use an airtight plastic bag just in case. This step is crucial as instruments dry out under the low air pressure and dry air conditions of air services. This can cause instruments to change dimensions, often irreversibly, resulting in tuning and voicing changes. If an instrument arrives in this condition, we cannot offer a full refund. If the instrument can be repaired, we will offer a refund less the cost of repairs.
    • Please insure the package for the total value of the contents and email us tracking information.




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