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transverse flute

flute traversiere, Querflote, flauto traverso, traverso

Stearns #1651

North America


This Transverse Flute in C is made of three German silver sections with eight German silver keys of modern cup type, axle-mounted on pillars. It has a cylindrical bore (simple system).

Research: Prof. James M. Borders