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Image: Classical Flutes with Two Styles of Key Mechanisms

This photograph shows side-by-side classical flutes with open key mechanisms (also called “French style” key mechanisms) and closed key mechanisms (also called “plateau style” key mechanisms).

Photo courtesy of Walt LaForet from Flutes Online.

See Classification of Flutes for more context about this image.

Classical Flutes with Two Styles of Key Mechanisms

 

   
 

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