Sankyo CF 201 - Tete Argent
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Sankyo CF 201 - Tete Argent

CF 201 - Tete Argent, Flauto traverso/Ottavino from Sankyo.

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Audiofanzine FR 12/12/2008

Sankyo CF 201 - Tete Argent : Recensione di Audiofanzine FR (content in English)

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(Originally written by mamacello/translated from Audiofanzine FR)
This Sankyo (201) is fantastic. It's not made out of silver but it has almost the same mechanism as the much more expensive silver model... I just can't get my eyes off the beautiful French keys ... It's my small treasure. The mechanism is incredibly smooth and accurate. The mouthpiece is perfect for me, and it produces a large and percussive sound. It was love at first sight as soon as I heard it...

I bought it secondhand 7 months ago (the previous owner sold it to buy the silver model). I tested the silver model for a long time but the much higher price for the material wasn't justified. So I don't regret my choice.

I previously played a MIyazawa with silver head for many years. They are just not comparable! Since I bought the Sankyo, the MIyazawa hasn't come out of its case.

The CF 201's value for money is great. I don't think I will ever replace this instrument (or perhaps for the same one with a B foot...