Cathedral Galla-Rini Bayan
A concert instrument in a class by itself… The Cathedral Galla-Rini Bayan incorporates the original 'quint' style Free-Bass system. This extraordinary handcrafted instrument is limited in production.. Incorporating petosa ultra-superior Converter Free-Bass mechanics for durability and performance. Available in either 6 or 8 row LH configuration. A uniquely-tuned 5th piccolo 'quint' treble reed set offers a remarkable Pipe Organ tone quality. Distinctly crafted one instrument at a time and personalized for each artist, the Cathedral Galla-Rini model is peerless amongst its class.
5-ply mahogany cabinet, handmade mahogany tone Chamber (Cassotto) milled from a single piece of solid mahogany. Lucite treble key tops complimented by solid white or black left hand bass buttons mounted to an exclusive petosa designed bass board "Porto Basso". Covered by a mahogany bass cover plate. Special dense felt and leather valve pads attached to hand forged duralumin key valve arms. A completely handmade petosa ultra-quiet chromatic free bass converter mechanism. Old world traditional handmade bellows with stainless steel bellow corners. petosa exclusively designed Antonelli "Blue Star" reeds coupled with 100% handcut calfskin reed valves are mounted to newly engineered Mahogany/Spruce reed blocks for optimization of sound and response.
Available in 120 or 160 Bass Buttons - 48 note Quint Free Bass
5 sets Voci Armoniche BlueStar reeds. 6 sets bass reeds - 2 sets 16'+8' FB reeds
15+Master/5k treble - 10 bass registers
31.5 lbs (14.3 kg)
10 Year Warranty / Lifetime Reed Guarantee / Lifetime Maintenance Included