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Mollenhauer Waldorf Edition Alto Recorder

Alto Recorder

  • Waldorf Edition
  • Baroque double hole
  • From pear wood, two-part
  • 442 Hz
  • Easy to handle tone holes
  • Including cotton bag
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  • Baroque
  • Classical
  • Traditional

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Double Holes Yes
Keys No
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29.10.2016
Having just bought a Waldorf Alto recorder, I find that it is everything that the Adri's Dream Alto recorder (pearwood) is not.

I tried an Adri's Dream Alto a few weeks ago, and just did not like it, because:
1.. There was excessive resistance to blowing, I felt. Perhaps this is usual for renaissance recorders, but for a transitional?
2. While the lower register had a full rich sound, the upper register for me was pinched and very nasal, and not what I am used to from my baroque recorders.

When I played the Waldorf, from the very first breath, the response was totally different, and much more immediate. The breath pressure needed is much less, and I find that more comfortable.
The tone of the Waldorf over the two registers is full and free, and much more akin in its fullness over the range to that of the baroque recorders.While we are on the subject of tone, the Waldorf has a very mellow and rounded sound, and I can quite see what the makers and designers were aiming for. In my opinion they have succeeded admirably.
I came to the Waldorf after reading descriptions by an American dealer, who after lauding the Adri's Dream to the skies, almost as a footnote, said the Waldorf was OK as a entry level transitional instrument. I think he'd got it the wrong way round. The Waldorf is by far the better recorder, and it's price is not that different from the Adri's Dream.
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A thundering instrument

Fabrice D. 764, 08.09.2012
The first grip is not obvious because the sound is powerful and one hesitates to blow strong, the defects of the interpretation being revealed quickly. But for who knows how to find the right position and adjust its breath, the sound that comes out is original and fascinating. I have two other alto flutes made by renowned factors and the sound, though different, is equivalent! It is an instrument that can play both the Baroque and Renaissance repertory ... I am really surprised by this instrument which I have not yet exploited all the possibilities seems to me ...
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