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by magnoliarose
Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Newbie on Artley Wilkins -- what headjoint?
Replies: 2
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Re: Newbie on Artley Wilkins -- what headjoint?

I have a 1960s model of the Wilkins. I love that thing! But mi e seems to be a different animal than my friend's Wilkins which is newer. Mine has a rich, earthy tone to it whereas hers bothered her. My much-trusted repair guy told me not to ever change my head joint because of that lovely tone. Mine...
by magnoliarose
Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Artley flute
Replies: 115
Views: 114196

Re: Artley flute

I have a lovely Artley Wilkins made in the 60s. It has a huge embouchere hole, so it takes more air, but it is warm and mellow in tone. I've had mine overhauled three times since I bought it nearly 39 years ago. I adore it.