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Mollenhauer Denner Alto Recorder in Pearwood

3 reviews
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Original price
£325.00
Current price
£295.00
SKU MOL5206

Mollenhauer 5206 Denner alto f', pearwood. In 2002, three years after the death of perhaps one of the greatest recorder makers Fred Morgan, Mollenhauer and the Morgan family began working together on a design of Denner alto to add to Mollenhauer’s already established and award winning Denner series. This partnership has resulted in high quality, well designed instruments becoming available to a wide circle of players. Morgan based his alto design on an instrument by Jacob Denner (1681-1735) from the Copenhagen Museum and undertook the complicated task of converting it into an instrument at a=440 whilst still retaining the essential characteristics of the original design. After years of careful research he designed a brilliant instrument that was faithful to the original in all but pitch. Based on this design, Mollenhauer present an instrument whose design features include a specially stabilised block to help prevent swelling and blocking and a curved windway with concave internal surfaces to make tonal variation easier to produce. With a clear upper octave and stable low notes this instrument also has a clear and full tone.
The Mollenhauer Denner series (soprano) won the highly acclaimed German Music Instrument award in 1999.

This recorder comes with a cotton bag with leather trim, cleaning rod and cloth, cork grease, fingering chart and maintenance instructions.

  • Baroque fingering
  • Double hole
  • 3-piece
  • Made of pearwood
  • Wax impregnation
  • Pitch: a´= 442 Hz
  • Includes cotton bag, cleaning rod, cork grease and fingering chart
  • 3 year warranty

Click here to read Mollenhauer's brochure about their Denner Edition recorders.

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JS
26/09/2020
Jenny S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mollenhauer wooden recorder

This is easy to play for a relative beginner and has a lovely mellow sound. It is also comfortable to hold and High and low notes are easily achievable. Highly recommended.

SL
11/09/2020
Sue L.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Lockdown consolation!

I fell in love with this recorder at first sight. Lovely to look at; lovely to hold and lovely to play.

LG
03/06/2020
Laura G.

So pleased with my instrument - it is beautiful. The Sarah Jeffry video collaboration helped me to choose, too. The sound is incredible. Thank you v much!

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