Easy for children to find, thus ensuring a confident grip. We recommend woods such as the European boxwood, as well as grenadilla or ebony.

Fontegara can be broadly divided into two parts: Recorder players. The heteroglot style reed was later adopted in the seventeenth and into the eighteenth centuries.

A recent innovation is the use of synthetic ceramics in the manufacture of recorder blocks. Alternatively, in rare cases instruments may be equipped with a key designed to cover the bell "bell key" , operated by one of the fingers, typically the pinky finger of the upper hand, which is not normally used to cover a hole.