Powell - 19.5k Rose Gold Handmade Custom Flute (New)

  • $46,380.00
  • Manufacturer
    Powell
  • Mechanism Upgrade
    None, 14k Rose Gold Mechanism, 14k Gold tone holes, ribs, rings, postshttps://www.flute4u.com/admin.php?target=product&page=attributes&product_id=251770&spage=custom#
  • Headjoint Cut
    Lumina, Philharmonic, Venti, Soloist
  • Headjoint Upgrade
    None, Gold wings
  • Off-set/In-line
    Off-set G, In-line G
  • Pitch
    A442, A444
  • Split E
    None, Split E (on Silver mechanism), Split E (on Gold mechanism)
  • C# Trill
    None, C# Trill (on Silver mechanism), C# Trill (on Gold mechanism)
  • D# Roller
    None, D# Roller (on Silver mechanism), D# Roller (on Gold mechanism)
  • High E Fac.
    None, G Donut
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Each Powell flute has a unique character yet all bear a family resemblance. Powell instruments are made with care to exacting tolerances. Ultimately a Powell flute or piccolo is crafted to a musical performance standard. From the first flute made in 1906 by Verne Q. Powell to today's Powell flute, the humanity of each artisan at Powell is reflected in the character of the instrument. The feel of a key or the aesthetic of a pointed arm are the subtle and telltale signs of the individuality of the flutemaker. In the final analysis it is the musician who determines the true voice of the flute. The unique quality and excellence of a Powell instrument resides in its ability to be shaped by the flutist.

Wood, Silver, Aurumite, Gold or Platinum - The choice of materials allows the musician to select the one that will best compliment his or her artistry. The way Powell fabricates the materials assures the flutist of quality and consistency.

The rich colorful sound of a Powell handmade custom flute distinguishes the performance. Powell flutes are meticulously handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to create beauty and strength. 

Common features of the Powell 19.5k Rose Gold Handmade Custom flute include:

  • 19.5k Rose Gold headjoint with 19.5k Rose Gold lip plate, riser and crown
  • 19.5k Rose Gold body tubing
  • Sterling silver tone holes, mechanism, rings, ribs, and posts
  • open hole
  • French-pointed arms
  • soldered tone holes
  • 10k gold springs
  • Straubinger pads
  • B foot with gizmo
  • pinless mechanism
  • choice of in-line or off-set G
  • choice of headjoint cut: Philharmonic, Venti, Soloist, or Lumina
  • choice of A=442 or A=444


Headjoint Cut Styles

Lumina

Powell’s newest headjoint style, the Lumina, has a clean and energetic sound that moves quickly throughout the range with little effort. The Lumina is described as being ‘supple, yet responsive’. This is a headjoint with style and panache.

Philharmonic

The Philharmonic headjoint is readily identified by its broader embouchure plate, which makes it the most resistant of the styles offered by Powell. Articulation is crisp and clean, and this style is capable of broad dynamic and timbral ranges. A player can create a rich tone with extraordinary carrying power and focus.

Soloist

The Soloist headjoint is the newest addition to the headjoint styles offered by Powell. This new style was developed in collaboration with renowned flutist, Ransom Wilson. The Soloist headjoint features strength and flexibility. It offers a strong sound which allows the player to fill a hall, as well as complete command for performing the quietest of passages. The embouchure plate, which is similar to the Boston style, provides the player with quick, responsive articulation while a new style of undercutting gives the headjoint its strong, full color.

Venti

The name "Venti" encapsulates the concept of a headjoint that allows air to pass freely through the instrument and beyond, giving the performer variations of flexibility, dynamics, power and sound. Powell has worked with international flautist, Paul Edmund-Davies to develop this latest headjoint style. Mr. Edmund-Davies became interested in the development of this style due to the prospect of playing on a headjoint that mirrored his experiences of singing in a cathedral choir. Paul's concept of a natural approach to the instrument incorporates an open and unrestricted style, with reference in particular to a more resonant and free 3rd octave. The result is a headjoint that allows for depth of sound through all three octaves, even pitch and dynamic range, as well as a sound that is powerful without being wild or breaking up.

* Contact us for pricing on C foot flutes and for extra footjoints.
** Sterling silver models are available in .014, .016 or .018 wall tubing.

  • Manufacturer
    Powell
  • Mechanism Upgrade
    None, 14k Rose Gold Mechanism, 14k Gold tone holes, ribs, rings, postshttps://www.flute4u.com/admin.php?target=product&page=attributes&product_id=251770&spage=custom#
  • Headjoint Cut
    Lumina, Philharmonic, Venti, Soloist
  • Headjoint Upgrade
    None, Gold wings
  • Off-set/In-line
    Off-set G, In-line G
  • Pitch
    A442, A444
  • Split E
    None, Split E (on Silver mechanism), Split E (on Gold mechanism)
  • C# Trill
    None, C# Trill (on Silver mechanism), C# Trill (on Gold mechanism)
  • D# Roller
    None, D# Roller (on Silver mechanism), D# Roller (on Gold mechanism)
  • High E Fac.
    None, G Donut

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