However, there are other, substantial differences. The mind is very tricky, and you need a constant--something to anchor your observations and impressions. At this time you will have the option of having other items from your order shipped to you immediately or to wait until the backordered item comes in and the shipment can be sent in its entirety. But yes I agree that the flute here seems to be the commercial model. I've gathered that this is a closed hole, offset G, low C horn that most of you rave about. It is clean, has all new pads, and is very nice for a flute that's over 75 years old! The comment was made here or in another post, that players instinctively adjust pitch. The customer will also assume responsibility for all customs fees and duties charged.
Tone holes are drawn and rolled. The company's already healthy reputation received a shot in the arm when Jean-Pierre Rampal, the most widely recorded flute soloist of the 20th Century, chose a Haynes flute. Weiss served as flutist with the Mexico City Philharmonic, the State Orchestra of Mexico, and the Iceland National Symphony. When he came to Boston from Beijing, China in 1991 to study the flute, Ni was directed by his teacher to purchase a headjoint to improve his sound. I've had two commercial models, still have one, and I also have a thin-wall,. An early instrument can be fantastic, if it is in good condition.
The musician liked the result, and the company was born in 1888. Ni loved that he had a chance to purchase the venerable Haynes Company, so he acquired the company. After William Haynes, the company was owned by Lewis Deveau and John Fuggetta before being bought by the current owner, Ni Qian, who also owns Eastman Strings, a student-quality violin maker in China. For further info with more detail, I'd just contact the Haynes company or send Jason Blank who used to hang out in here a little bit and is one of their reps a message and see if he can help you. For domestic shipments, we advise that you check your package upon arrival and immediately report any damage directly to the carrier. I still have a Haynes brochure from 1973 with a typewritten letter signed by Lewis Deveau himself. I hate to say it but they did so for me about my flute, telling me it was a thin wall flute.
Artisans sit quietly at benches and use delicate tools to make sure the tiny parts fit together flawlessly. Now they assemble the flute parts, taking about a week to complete a silver flute and up to three weeks on the platinum and gold instruments. Haynes forged keys flow like a mountain stream, honking great resonance too. I buy them when I can find them as they are great doublers flutes often as heavy as. Haynes Q1 Model Sterling silver headjoint with silver-plated body and keys.
Check out this ebay auction. . But, the handmade also is a bit newer, 1965, 34xxx versus the commercial, 1961, 32xxx. Each Haynes-produced flute bears a serial number, and its specific characteristics are noted in company records. He also studied with Timothy Wilson of the Hong Kong Philharmonic and Alexander Murray at Interlochen Music Camp where he attended on a full scholarship.
It's a far cry from the elegant concert halls where many of the William S. The Deveau scale is created as collaboration between Lewis Deveau and Phillip Kaplan. There are heavier walls, that may or may not meet your needs. Are they the same Golden Era as the Handmade or do they have their own, different era. Not much has changed in the way Haynes, which claims to be the world's oldest flute maker, makes its instruments since the company's founding in 1888.
The wonderful precise keywork of old Haynes flutes being acutely in evidence, these instruments will many last lifetimes past us now. If a product was damaged in shipping, please contact the post office to make a claim before contacting Flute Specialists, Inc. The greatest flutists still seek a Haynes flute for it's colorful, yet powerful tone; flexible, yet resilient sound; and silky with remarkably clean pearl-like articulation. Truely, Haynes and Powell should be world heritage sites and the craftspeople who work there should be given Kennedy Center Honors, for the work of their genius hands will linger long after our bones are dust. First, is how the headjoint fits you. A couple of things to keep in mind that were helpful to me.
Lovely tone low to high. Of course, the maker's tastes, skills, and talents evolve over time, introducing more varation. Do they all have the same headjoint? Haynes set a standard that prevails to this day at the flute workshop that still bears his name. The moral of the story is that you must buy headjoints individually by taste, and not by name. Go try out a bunch and see which one you fit.
Rampal made his way to Boston and visited the Haynes workshop. It later moved to the Back Bay neighborhood. I can say that the actions of the two depend much more on the tech setting them up than it does on the flutes. What material are they made out of? But, the LaFin was best. Both flutes were all silver. Deveau started with the company as a flutemaker in various departments and had begun to show interest in leading the company. True, but where that is most difficult is long jumps.