Tenor Recorder 442-415Hz in Brazilian Boxwood


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2 Bodies, interchangeable between Modern and Baroque pitches
Made from Brazilian Boxwood
Baroque fingering, double holes
Perfect intonation, easy to play across the range
Sound has both warmth and clarity
Performs well across a wide range of styles

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Beginning in Osaka Japan over 60 years ago, Takeyama have now become one of the most sought-after recorder makers anywhere in the world. They employ the extremely fine woodworking skills for which Japan is famous and combine that with a unique gift for matching the voicing of the recorder to the characteristics of the wood being used.

Brazilian Boxwood is of medium weight with a fine uniform texture and a naturally high lustre. The sound is warm and expressive with enough clarity to handle faster passages. A very flexible instrument, useful over a wide range of styles

Takeyama tend to leave no excess wood anywhere on the recorder – consequently their recorders feel very fine and slender in the hands and weigh significantly less than recorders from most other makers. The finger-hole spacings also tend to be closer.


  • Pitch: a=442Hz (Modern pitch) and a=415Hz (Baroque pitch
  • Material: Brazilian Boxwood (825kg per cubic metre)
  • Double holes
  • 4 joints
  • Baroque fingering
  • Arched windway
  • C pipe
  • Joint: cork finish

  • Padded cloth bag with fleece lining
  • Joint grease
  • Fingering chart
  • Cleaning rod

All instruments dispatched by Orpheus Music are automatically insured for full value at no extra cost to the customer.

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