Elody – an extremely versatile instrument with a new look, powerful sound and wide range of notes that can be played in two ways: purely acousticly or as an electric recorder via cable connection.
Elody unites many new features. It was developed in the space of four years. Nik Tarasov, the instrument's developer, gives a detailed account of the exciting story of its development and an outlook on its musical perspective, available in three languages. Enjoy reading all about it.
Die Geschichte vom Werdegang einer neuen Blockflöte
The original article has appeared in the German recorder magazine Windkanal –
The Forum for the Recorder, issue 2013-1.
The story of Elody
The story of the development of a new recorder
English version of the printed German article from the Windkanal magazine.
L'histoire de la genèse d'une nouvelle flûte à bec
The making-of Elody: French version of the printed German article from the Windkanal magazine.
L'histoire d'Elody (PDF)