This is a nicely balanced A=440 instrument with a resonant, round, pure, medium loud sound. It has medium windway resistance and good flexibility of volume. Recorder features a Clearway block for minimal moisture problems, a delrin thumb bushing, imitation ivory rings and new tenon corks. Two year guarantee on parts and workmanship.
Tone Quality 9.4
Other Sound Elements 9.4
Response (ease & strength) 9.6
High Register 9.7
Low Register 9.6
With normal alternate fingerings for high Eb, G
Resistance, Breath Use 9.2
Note: these ratings are my personal judgment based on 50 years of playing recorders. They are still just one person's opinion.
9.0 and above I consider professional level.
10.0 the best imaginable example of that strength
9.5 quality of the finest handmade instruments
9.0 quality of handmade instruments
8.5 quality of the best mass produced instruments
8.0 quality of good mass produced instruments
7.5 quality of average mass produced instruments
7.0 quality of usable mass produced instruments
5.0 barely functional
You can hear this instrument and get a feeling for its playing characteristics in the video below.