Basswhistle - This is an octave below a Low-D Whistle.
The instrument is standard with 6-keys, 34.5 inches (875 mm) tall.
The headjoint optionally can have a pizeo pickup with a 1/4" jack available on request.
Curved Windway and it is inverted as well. The instrument body also has a tuning joint.
The keys use closed cell foam with clarinet style leaf springs. It plays the diatonic scale in Low-Low-D starting at 146.832 Hz.
It is made from PVC pipe and fittings. Keys are 3D printed.
Optionally, a Bass-C extension can be ordered at manufacturing time to add a descending note that is operated by the lower pinky finger.
Colors Available, Emerald Green (in Picture), Lt. Blue, Plum Purple, Glossy Black, Candy Apple Red, Yellow
Range D (below middle-C ~146.832 Hz) to E (above middle-C ~369.994 Hz) - F#, an octave and two additional steps. Crossfingering and partial key closures and combines can achieve some chromatic notes but not fully chromatic.
NOTE: Some improvements in the design have been made that are not reflected in the photo such as the leaf springs instead of coil springs.
Extension key at bottom of photo sold separately.
Sound Sample: http://kingsmills.us/trapeze.wav
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 11 January, 2018.