a Paetzold contrabass recorder in F.
A flute ensemble with a good low end sounds amazing!
On right, a subbass flute in F.
On left, a true contrabass flute, over 6 feet tall,
and descending to contra low C! Below, another picture to give you
a true sense of scale(!)
Thomas Pinschof with his Pinschophon experimental subbass flute
in C (with extended keyrange to low G)
(early 20th century)
A contrabass flute made from PVC and rubber bands.
Hey, if it works...
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