Altus 1007RE Flute
The easy playing and reliable Altus 1007RE Flute is the perfect choice when there is a greater need for resistance and a richer coloured resonance is desired. Its silvery character offers increased projection ability and evenness of tone.
- Hand-finished flute
- Hand-cut .925 Sterling silver headjoint
- .925 Sterling silver body
- Drawn tone holes
- Silver-plated body and mechanism
- Steel springs
- Open hole
- Offset G key
- Split E mechanism
- French-style Pointed key-arms
- William Bennett “WIBB” scale
- Faux leather-covered wood case
- Carry bag with side pocket and horizontal/vertical hang shoulder strap
- Microfibre polishing cloth
- Gauze inner cloth
Altus flutes are held in the very highest esteem by professional players and technicians the world over. Founded by master flute maker Shuichi Tanaka, each Altus flute reflects his passion to produce the finest playing flutes available.
Altus models offer discerning flautists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. The many possible combinations of options enable the player to exact a wide range of tone colours.
At the leading edge of contemporary flute making, Altus have developed and introduced density-sensitive materials to the flute market, including .958 Britannia. All Altus flutes come as standard with the accurate William Bennett (WIBB) scale, a responsive and durable mechanism, and a precisely hand-cut headjoint, customised for each flute. Altus flutes appeal to the player who has a classical approach to tone and wants a unique flute that is different from conventional offerings.