Headjoint Options for the Mini

 

Because we all play differently, Nagahara developed three distinct headjoint styles for the Mini enhancing unique qualities in each selection.

 

 

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The Mini’s headjoint styles includes the following:

  • M1  - the most traditional headjoint style available for the Mini, the M1 features a flat profile offering moderate resistance with good flexibility in the sound and a more traditional "feel". This headjoint style comes standard with every Mini.
     

  • M2  - much like a modern flute’s headjoint, the M2 style features a carved lipplate for extra comfort and support, providing smoothness in the sound and clean articulation throughout all the registers with a bit more ease in the attack of the notes. This option is available as an upgrade feature.
     

  • M3  - inspired by our “Konami” lipplate design for flutes, the M3 cut emphasizes clarity of tone and ease of articulation all while projecting a warm mellow tone.  The carved lipplate with raised sides by the embouchure hole helps focus the air column for immediate gratifying results. This option is available as an upgrade feature.