Anistratov Rudall & Rose flutes are based on some of antique examples of Rudall & Rose and Rudall & Carte flutes.
The Rudall & Rose ranks among the most outstanding flute makers of the first half of the 19th century.
To Alexander`s opinion this is the finest flutes for Irish music by it`s terrific tone and superb playing characteristics Anistratov Rudall & Rose model as close as possible follows the attention to every detail of which the whole instrument is created, as in individual piece of craftsmanship and art.
The main timber for this particular model is African Blackwood but timbers of other species as Boxwood, Cocobolo, Mopane and other as Ebony, Lignum Vitae and Snakewood are also available. While choosing a flute, the customer should keep in mind that different types of wood sounds differently even if its one flute model. All the nuances of the influence of timber type to the sound can easily be clarified with the makers themselves.
Anistratov Rudall & Rose model is avaliable in plain design or with 6 nor 8 keyes (Low C, Low C#, D#, F short, F long, G#, Bb, C). All the keyes are always "block mounted", hand smithed and carefully balanced for enjoyment of the playing. Metal lined saddles can be also requested by special order.
The head joint is fitted with a tuning slide which enables the flute`s pitch to be changed. All the head joints are partly metall lined to avoid of cracking of it`s wooden parts and also tomaximize the timber resonance and show of it`s harmonics.