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Baroque recorders with a lower pitch (a1 = 415 Hertz)

Many players prefer instruments with a lower tone in order to play ”more authentic” Baroque music. In fact there is no historical norm for the standard pitch known for Baroque music. However it is generally acknowledged that the tuning was then lower compared to the 440 Hz which is considered the standard today. The recorders with a lower pitch from a1 = 415 Hertz are half a tone beneath their higher sister instruments.


Moeck offers the following low pitched Baroque recorders a1 = 415 Hz: