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9040794 Piccolo  
A piccolo comprising a conical-bore headjoint, and a cylindrical-bore main body having toneholes of particular size disposed at particular intervals along the length of the body.
8895826 Automatic embouchure  
The invention is an automatic embouchure comprising a device body, one or more latches, a primary connection means, one or more secondary connection means, an air flow modulator, a lip plate...
8878036 Device for muting the sound of a musical instrument  
The present application is directed to a muting device for muting the sound of musical instruments such as wind instruments, and more particularly, flutes. The muting device is configured to mute...
8841530 Flute headjoint  
A flute headjoint includes a chimney, a lip plate and a tube body formed from a refractory metal. The refractory metal can include tantalum, niobium, molybdenum, tungsten, rhenium, alloys of these...
8669449 Flute head-joint stopper  
A flute stopper having at least one sealing means able to seal the musical cavity and translation means to adjust the positioning of said seal. Said flute stopper is designed to be capable of...
8653347 Headjoint crown assembly with extension unit  
Crown assemblies are described, having novel extension units, selectable vibrational lengths, stoppers with flexible coupling to the crown and regulated pressure against a headjoint tube, and...
8618395 Chromatic tambin and related methods  
The disclosed tambin generally features: a hollow tubiform body that is generally conical; a plug for blocking the wide end of the body; an embouchure that is adjacent to the wide end of the body;...
8538058 Headset  
A headset has first and second connectors and first and second earphones. A first electrical pathway extends from a first contact point associated with the first connector to a first contact point...
8389840 Piccolo  
A piccolo includes a cylindrical headjoint with an embouchure, a stopper including an adjustable seal disposed in a free end of the cylindrical headjoint, and a conical body having tone holes. The...
8273975 Flute  
A flute has a pipe. The pipe has a linear body tube and a linear mouthpiece tube. The body tube has multiple keys for changing the pitch of the flute. The mouthpiece tube is connected to the body...
8269086 Flute support  
An apparatus is worn on a finger of a user while playing the flute. The apparatus comprises a stabilization pad, an inner support pad, and an outer support pad. The stabilization pad is disposed...
7851685 Fingering mechanism for woodwind instruments  
A fingering mechanism for a woodwind instrument that comprises a first key that actuates both a first tone hole, corresponding to the first key, and another remote tone hole. By closing the first...
7825317 Foodstuff-based wind instrument  
Wind instrument made of flour based foodstuff, such as dried dough for the preparation of pasta, the wind instrument formed as a tubular envelope defining a cavity with two ends, where the first...
7816595 Methods of constructing and tuning ocarinas  
Improved methods for tuning ocarinas to extend their capabilities, musical ranges, and ease of use. Ocarinas having enhanced fingering patterns using subholes, split toneholes, additional...
7799980 Ocarina  
An improved ocarina for providing improved tonal quality with better maintenance of said tonal quality. Ocarinas are generally oval in shape with finger holes on one side and thumb holes on the...
7772472 Fipple flute made active by a brass instrument mouthpiece  
In a fipple flute, an instrument body includes an outer surface defining an interior resonating cavity. An airway extends from the outer surface into the resonating cavity and includes an adaptor...
7700863 Instrument  
A wind instrument, includes: a hollow tube having an open lower or distal end; a mouth hole formed in an upper or proximal portion the tube; a first set of holes including three holes formed in...
7678980 End blown flute having an acoustic air space  
The present invention is directed to musical instruments that are based on the operation of an air reed and, in particular, encompasses end-blown flutes comprising an acoustic air space and a...
7476793 Foster extension for flutes  
A flute attachment which improves and enhances the harmonic capability of a flute by lengthening the resonant chamber of the standing wave. The instant invention ‘fine tunes’ the harmonic range of...
7420109 Musical instrument tone hole forming tool and method  
A novel musical instrument tone hole forming tool. A body includes a distal end to be inserted transversely into a musical instrument through an opening therein. The distal end of the body...
7375270 Transverse whistle flute and method of playing  
A musical instrument similar to the traditional flute but easier to play and master has been designed as an introductory flute. The whistle flute can also be used by those who have had difficulty...
7112734 Effects of flow improvement in tapered design  
The present invention is directed to an improved flute-type instrument having a reduced bore diameter in the head section, a conical bore in the intermediate section and a standard sized bore...
6914179 Flutes with multiple chambers that share compound bisected toneholes  
One exemplary embodiment of a flute comprises first and second chambers in which sound is resonated and a tonehole disposed at and shared by the first and second chambers. The tonehole is...
6872876 Ocarinas with an inner liner and an outer shell  
One embodiment of an ocarina has an inner liner that includes a plurality of apertures and an outer shell disposed substantially completely around the inner liner. In one exemplary embodiment of...
6852917 Construction and method of wind musical instrument  
An associated method of construction and fabrication of organ windpipes and wind musical instruments utilizing composite materials. The fiber reinforced composite construction is a combination of...
6812391 Wear protection for musical wind instruments  
A modification to musical wind instruments is provided which utilizes placement of interface inserts between sections of the instrument which come into contact with each other during normal...
6670534 Damped tensor ring  
This consists of a spring (2.1) that raises or descends an turning the screw (2.2), which becomes endless to move the riveted nut (2.3) that, in turn, serves as a closure of the spring. On the...
6660919 Regulator for the controls the timbre and the volume of flute sound  
This invention is of a mechanism which controls the timbre and the volume of flute sound. More concrete explanation of the device is as follows. This device enables the players to control the...
6348647 Fipple flutes having improved airways  
In a fipple flute, an instrument body includes an outer surface defining an interior resonating cavity. An airway extends from the outer surface into the resonating cavity and includes a nozzle...
6259010 Piccolo  
The present invention is directed towards an improved piccolo. The present invention incorporates several innovative design features that collectively enhance the sound and notes produced by the...
6255570 Vessel-shaped flute with a captive cap  
A vessel-shaped flute has a body and a captive cap. The cap is pivotally attached to the body with a pivot pin. A through hole is defined through the pivot pin. Consequently, the cap can cover the...
6242678 Musical instrument open hole cup plug, plug removal/storage tool, and kit  
A musical instrument open hole cup plug, a plug removal/storage tool, and a kit which includes the tool and a number of the open hole cup plugs. Each plug includes spaced upper and lower circular...
6124538 Musical instrument  
A musical instrument made in whole or in part of titanium and its alloys. Titanium instruments tend to be lighter than other instruments made of other materials like silver and/or gold....
D427228 Flute  
6060654 Acoustical apparatus sound system  
An acoustical ring and bell sound system 10 for use with a variety 101, 102, 103 of musical wind instruments 100; wherein, the sound system comprises an acoustical ring element 21 and an...
6034312 Open hole flute plug with tactile aesthetic and acoustical properties  
Novel plug devices having tactile and aesthetic properties are disclosed that effectively close the opening within a flute's open-hole key cup, simplify the fingering necessary to play the...
5990398 Key-pad operating mechanism of saxophone  
A key-pad operating mechanism of the saxophone for forcibly separating a normally closed key-pad from the tone hole seat via an arm using the leverage principle by pressing the operating lever for...
5898116 Plate assembly for woodwinds  
An improved plate assembly of woodwinds comprising a body being longitudinally provided with a plurality of tone holes is provided. Each of the tone holes is provided with a pair of posts at both...
5844156 Head joint for a flute  
A flute head joint in which the riser contains a gold blowing edge or blowing edge of any other suitable material. This eliminates the need to provide for a 360 degree precisely matched interface...
5808218 Expressive musical instrument with which accurate pitch can be played easily  
A musical instrument, for example a flute, whose hole locations are a compromise in order to produce all notes of a scale, has note-identification switches on the keys, whose combination...
5796022 Helical air path induction in wind instruments  
A wind instrument is described which includes an elongated tubular body and a helical member in the tubular body extending longitudinally therein for inducing a helical airflow in the tubular body...
5780757 Acoustical ring and bell sound system  
An acoustical ring and bell sound system 10 for use with a variety 101, 102, 103 of musical wind instruments 100; wherein, the sound system comprises an acoustical ring element 21 and an...
5708226 Thumb key for flutes and piccolos  
An improved design for the thumb key assembly for flutes and piccolos. This design allows for longer tubing to be used in the assembly without requiring a larger space, resulting in a mechanism...
5524520 Briccialdi B flat thumb key mechanism for a woodwind instrument  
A Briccialdi B flat thumb key mechanism for a woodwind instrument having a B key including a cup part and a lever part and movable around an axle, and a lever rockingly movable around the same...
5435221 Flute mouthpiece  
In a flute mouthpiece in which the inner surface of a hole on this side, on which the lip is to be placed, is made to extend downward into a head pipe to form, on the inner wall of said head pipe,...
5309807 Flute  
A flute has a tubular body having a plurality of openings therein, a plurality of flaps, a secondary flap, and mechanisms for moving each of the plurality of flaps and the secondary flap. The...
5261308 Mouthpiece of flute  
In a mouthpiece of flute, a projective tongue piece is formed in a position where the inner surface of a hole on the side on which a lip is to be put meets the inner surface of a head pipe so as...
5241890 Speaker vent  
In a woodwind instrument, the improvement comprising a speaker vent extending from inside to outside of the instrument, said speaker vent being characterized by an internal volume in the range of...
5107740 Flute mouthpiece with adjustable core gap  
In a flute mouthpiece the core has an upper section which points towards the interior of the mouthpiece, which is pivotably journalled and which can be adjusted in the vertical direction by an...
5105705 Flute headjoint  
A flute headjoint having a lip plate in which a portion of the blow edge is stepped to impart different heights to the blow hole. The blow hole has an inward protrusion beginning at the blow edge...

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