Mollenhauer Recorders are one of the best made recorders one can own. The company is over 200 hundred years old and have won numerous awards for their Pear Wood crafted Recorders. For more on the history of Mollenhauer Instruments please see their page here: Worth Knowing: Our History
An easy introduction to the recorder. With its wide bore and well-placed finger holes, the instrument has an amazingly full and rich sound, absolutely ideal for the classroom. In the design of the head joint, special attention was paid to the ease of tone production and articulation.
The wide internal diameter of the ‘Waldorf Edition’ recorders (Van-Eyck Renaissance style) made by Mollenhauer, creates a full, ensemble sound that mixes well. The holes have a good grip and the children can easily find them.
The shape of the instrument is designed according to both ergonomic and orthodontic principles and draws on an immense experience of the manufacture of reliable and beautiful school instruments
Pentatonic, A= 442 Hz – 7 tone – with thumbhole, range: d”, e”, g”, a”, b”, d”‘, e”‘.
Diatonic, Baroque fingering, A= 432 Hz, with thumbhole, range: c”-c””.
Diatonic, Baroque fingering, A= 442 Hz, with thumbhole, range: c”-c””.
Differences between Baroque style and German style (link will take you to Yamaha.com)