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Collection Abbreviation F-Paris
Accession E.691
Maker Abbreviation Schrattenbach
Lowest Note a#+
Size basset (columnar)
Year Made
Pitch 440
Pieces 1
Length 716
Keys 4
Material Body maple
Material Mounts brass
Material Keys brass
Notes Stamped with a double trefoil. Has three additional keys & fingerholes on the back-bore, in the manner of a bassoon). Brass bocal enters via an ornamental medallion on back.Corresponding alto instrument at Brussels.

For critical measurements & other details see Adrian Brown's Renaissance Recorders Database; Baines (1966: 81 & fig. 428-429); Brown (2005b: 534).

Postel (1974) considers the Saeulenblockfloete Frankfurt 4260. He cites the well-known passage about the Oosters Huys by Burney (p. 146) and comes to the conclusion that that instrument and those in Paris were the instruments from Antwerp mentioned by Burney (p. 150).
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