Shawms G, D, d
The double reed made of cane, can be placed between the lips, like that of oboe or bassoon, or hidden in a wooden windcap. Windcapped shawms were called rauschpfeiffe rauschpfeiffe in german environment. They are technicaly easier to play, and the reed lasts longer. Those with „naked“ reed allow for more expression, control of the pitch and timbre.
Tuning:I make wincapped shawms mainly, in two systems: f-c and g-d, and in 6 sizes: sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass.
Prices:• sopranino f´´ alebo g´´ – 80 euro
• soprano c´´ al. d´´ – 100 euro
• alto f´ alebo g´ – 130 euro
• tenor c´ alebo d´ – 180 euro
• baritone f al. g – 230 euro
• bass c al. d – 300 euro
The note stated stands for the bottom tone. Baritone and bass have a two piece key for that one.
Wood: pear, plum, cherry.