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There are a few issues here. Let's start with notation: Many instruments are written in concert pitch. This means that, if you write a C, that instrument will play a C. The (standard) flute and timpani are concert-pitch instruments. Other instruments are pitched in a particular key; hence a B-flat Clarinet and B-flat trumpet, if playing a written C, will ...


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It seems there is a large recorder making community, with a vast and very useful set of resources here. There are some links to technical plans, however a lot of them are for alto recorder rather than tenor, and even more still are stored on microfiche in libraries and not accessible online. Having said that: This PDF has a graph detailing bore diameters ...


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As you have already covered off lubrication, the only real issue is cleaning, and most of this comes down to keeping the interior dry, and wiping down the exterior. From Eagle Music: After each use, clean out the bore of your whistle and remove any moisture or dirt that has settled there. This can be done with what is called a flute/whistle mop which ...



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