The Altus flute is a genuine handmade instrument and is the product of brilliant engineering, modern metallurgy, and seasoned craftsmanship. All Altus Handmade flute models are distinguished by a variety of tube materials and manufacturing techniques.
Years of research and development have allowed Altus to pair the highest quality materials with a range of flute making techniques culminating in the prized collection of the world’s finest flutes available today.
Standard features include the Altus-Bennett scale, exclusive SP-1 springs, drawn or soldered tone holes and French-pointed keys. Each model comes in a rich leather covered wood frame French case with leather wrap-around cover.
The full silver instrument combines the homogeneous richness of sound typical of ALTUS with an extremely precise mechanism.
The high density of 997 ALTUS Pure Silver allows the player of this instrument to experience outstanding tonal sophistication.
In pursuit of reviving the Louis Lot flute sound, Altus introduced Britannia silver (958) into the product line.
Solid silver flute 997 ALTUS pure silver with 925 sterling silver mechanism, sintered tubing, soldered toneholes and SP-1 springs
Due to the high density of this precious metal, ALTUS gold flutes have a particularly expansive sound and the dark, warm tone colour typical of gold.
This flute combines the great strength of resonance of Britannia silver with the technical perfection of professional ALTUS flute manufacture.
The Altus 1407 fulfills the needs of professional flutists by providing a model that allows for a ringing sound and rich tonal palette.
Solid silver flute made out of 958 Britannia silver flute with 925 sterling silver mechanism, soldered toneholes and SP-1 springs
Solid silver flute made out of ALTUS silver with 925 sterling silver mechanism, brazed tubing, soldered toneholes and SP-1 springs
The instrument for the outré musician or the avant-gardist, with the outstanding projection power of platinum.