Johann Heitz (1672-1737) works as a woodwind maker in Berlin, Germany, making recorders and traversos. The most distinctive feature of his recorder is its advanced decoration technique. At least 11 of the 18 existing recorders have a gorgeous appearance with ivory mounts and tortoiseshell wrapping on the boxwood body.
At our workshop, it is made of total boxwood without tortoiseshell decoration, based on the origins alto in F in the Brüggen collection. It has a brilliant and solid tone with superior functions such as intonation and response. It seems that he was one of the master craftsmen comparable to Bressan, Denner and Stanesby.
The original pitch is a'= 408Hz. Like other models, additional joint for a'= 415Hz is also available.
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