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Takeyama Alto A=415
This beautiful recorder is a Takeyama Alto in Boxwood at A=415. The tone is pure but full across the whole of the instrument’s range and it is very enjoyable to play. I bought it new 2 years ago from the Early Music Shop for £981 and sadly have had barely any chance to play it. It is too lovely a recorder to be neglected so I want it to go to someone who plans to make better use of it! Comes with original case, cork grease and cleaning stick, all as good as new.
Contact: Imogen Flower, imogenflowerhotmailcom
Ganassi Soprano by von Huene
A wonderful “Ganassi soprano” (see here for the specification of this model on the maker’s website: http://www.vonhuene.com/p-4863-von-huene-ganassi-soprano.aspx) made by Von Huene. In Maple with two joints at A=440 and A=415. I bought this instrument second-hand through the Early Music Shop Used Instrument Agency in 2011 when it was a few years old, and have enjoyed it very much since then (you can hear a little clip of me playing it on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSL51KIEEKs). I am selling as over the past 5 years I feel that my instrument needs/preferences have changed, and so am looking to pass this much-loved recorder on and replace it with an instrument that has a little more resistance and ‘chuff’ in the sound. This is a truly excellent instrument that can be played using standard ‘modern’ soprano fingerings and produces a really lovely clear & pure tone at both pitches, making it ideal for all situations.
Contact : flahham993gmailcom
18 brand new Yamaha Soprano Recorders. Model number YRS-302B III
Superior school descant recorder, ABS resin, 3 piece, brown with white trim, arched windway for clarity of notes and improved intonation
Includes grease, carry case and cleaning rod
I am not in the music business and purchased these recorders in a clearance auction therefore any information about them has been gleaned from the internet.
They might be of interest to a school or a teacher who wants to carry a small amount of stock for new pupils.
Price: one recorder is £7.98 which includes postage; additional recorders cost £5.98 each – no additional postage costs will be added for multiple purchases. I am based in Mossley in Greater Manchester if you want to have a look at the recorders before buying.
Further details Dennis Hilton 07587 148579 hiltond841aolcom
Moeck Flauto Rondo pearwood alto/treble
Bought about seven years ago and hardly used. Complete with original case.
Price: £100. Will accept £90 if you come and pick it up and save me the postage/packing/next-day delivery process. Based in Norwich but could meet in London.
Contact Katherine Gregor 07968 899223 or katiagregoryahoocom
Von Huene “Stanesby, Jr.” Alto
Grenadilla, a=415, S/n 4193
This superb instrument was bought new, by me, from the Early Music Shop of Boulder Colorado in San Francesco when we were both visiting that city in 1989. It has beautiful tone and intonation and is a fine example of Von Huene’s work. Complete with lovely Von Huene soft leather carrying pouch. See pictures at www.gordongregory.co.uk.
Price: £1000 ono.
Contact: gordongordongregorycouk 020 8985 7422
Hanson and Cousen Tenor
This recorder belonged to my late mother, who was an enthusiast for early music. I believe it is a tenor recorder made by Hanson and Cousen in about 1980, and I have had one valuation of about £250. I should like it to go where it will be played – as far as I am aware it is in good condition. My email is alexramsaynet (01544 267461).
(c. 89 mm.), stamped “W. BURNS & CO / BELFAST”, rosewood, one nickel ring
Price £ 600
Maple and at 440. The tone is sonorous and full. Originally bought at The Early Music Shop.
Contact 07949494568 wendytalbotyahoocouk
Location South East London
Mollenhauer Alto in Grenadilla
hand made Morgan Edition (After Jacob Denner)
This beautiful instrument at 442Hz, was purchased around three years ago from The Early Music Shop for £1125.95. The tags (and receipt if required) are still with the instrument. This instrument has only been played a handful of times, and so is in new condition. It has been oiled seasonally. There is no sign of wear or damage.
The tone is clear and rich. The grenadilla has a flute like sweetness and clarity to the sound. The bottom notes in particular are forceful and well pitched. Top Fs and Gs speak clearly and easily. This recorder is perfect for advanced solo work and speaks well within a consort too.
The marks of quality for this instrument include the bushed thumbhole, the threaded joints and number 234 on the centre piece. It comes in the luxury leather Mollenhauer pouch bag. Original accessories are included.
Price: £795 ono.
Contact Mrs Nicola Davidson on 07901 573120 or ndavidson123gmailcom.
I live in Somerset should you wish to come and try the recorder
Ganassi Alto in G
made by Joachim Rohmer. It’s in both 440 and 466Hz. The wood is Palissandre. This is a very good instrument, but I don’t really play the soloist repertoire of the 16th century… You can hear the instrument at www.trobamor.com, in “extraits sonores”‘s video after 2.06 minutes.
Price: I bought this recorder in 2011 for 1500€. I am selling it for 1000€.
Contact: David Zubeldia davidzubeldiaoutlookfr