This ebony irish flute is in the key of D. It is tuned to the traditional Irish scale, the F# is flat, the A is sharp, the C# is flat, and the bottom D is also quite flat. We designate this tuning as “Traditional” tuning.
If you’re looking for an ebony irish flute with standard tuning, please look for flutes labeled “Standard” tuning. No adjectives necessary, this is an ebony flute. It assembles in four parts and comes in a padded gig bag. At this price you can afford to get the best. The upper two sections have a brass slide for additional tuning. The center section slides into the top and bottom sections and has taped & thread wrapped ends for a secure fit. This flute is tunable. Assembled flute is 26 inches closed; slide opens the flute to a 28.25 inch length.