Instruments

I make a wide range of ocarinas,starting from simple 1 octave birds to birds with 3 voices with bourdon, transverse Italian style ocarinas to multi chamber, and pebbles with English fingering to double ocarinas.

Ocarina keys

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Transverse ocarinas

The transverse ocarina is originally from Italia, Budrio near Bologna.(see more here)
The fingering has many similarities with the flute and it has the strongest sound of the ocarina family ...

Pebble ocarinas

Pebble ocarinas have the same sound as bird ocarinas.
The fingering which I use here is the English fingering: 4 holes for one octave on the top and 2 holes at the bottom ...

Ocarina multi-chamber 2 and 3 chambers

The multi chamber ocarina adds aditional range to an instrument that by its design (Helmholz resonator) can not overblow ...

Double pebbles

The double pebble is a flute allowing to play one octave with each hand: the melody on one side, the accompaniment on the other, with bourdon, third, unison... Two symmetric ocarinas forming a single instrument ...
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Bird ocarinas

From the small one octave bird to the triple bass, many diferent sounds and shapes.
The fingering of the birds is similar to the whistle, 6 holes, the difference is just one or two thumb holes more ...