Ehlert Blockflöten
Ehlert Blockflöten


In 1985 an antique dealer discovered in a Venetian Palazzo a two-section descant recorder, which must have been made in the second half of the 17th century.

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This instrument is in the private collection of Peter Thalheimer, who lent it to me and encouraged me to make a copy of it. The original instrument is at c''420 Hz and is in an astonishingly good, playable condition.

I have developed an instrument with two lower sections in 440 and 415 Hz. The instrument has a range of more than two octaves including c-sharp'''' and is therefore suitable for early baroque music and for pieces written for "per Soprano solo".