Key: G major or A major.
Length: 43 cm or 40 cm.
Material: ashwood from the firing.
Design features: tunable.
The sound is open and airy.
Traverse in G
Traverse in A
Transverse flute – one of the oldest varieties of flutes. The first surviving mention are about 150 BC the Etruscan relief.
The transverse flute is the ancestor of the modern orchestral flute.