Focalink Ocarina--Strawfired Alto in C--Style A

Focalink Ocarina--Strawfired Alto in C--Style A
Item# FACstrawA
Regular price: $73.00
Our price: $54.75

Product Description

Sound Sample

Focalink of Taiwan is a world-renowned producer of performance-grade ocarinas of consistently high quality. This ocarina, key of A4-F6, is tuned in the key of C, and can go below C down to the A. It has exquisite breath response and crystal clear tone.

This ocarina is made of traditional robust ceramic and takes its distinctive patterning and coloration from a process known as strawfiring, where the ocarina is wrapped in combustable materials before being placed in the kiln. Each piece is completely unique and gives the instrument its own "fingerprint."

A fingering chart and padded "holster" case are included.

The difference between the A and B styles is the A style is a little more compact and has a rounder more open sound while the B style is more elongated and features a more crisp and lively voice. The difference is subtle and both are phenomenal instruments.

Note: Camphor oil is used as a thinner in the shellac applied to these ocarinas. If you are allergic to camphor you may wish to choose a different ocarina.

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