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Flute Family: Alto Flute in G

Developed and popularized by Theobald Boehm, it is pitched in the key of G sounding a fourth lower than written. Its range is from G3 to G6. The head joint may be straight or curved.

Flute Family: Alto Flute in G

In addition to being used in various flute choirs and concert ensembles, alto flutes are also popular in many jazz groups. It is considered a doubling instrument for saxophonists. It is a harmonic instrument which allows the changing of notes without adjusting the keys.